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The Black Death

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  38 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Probably the greatest natural disaster to ever curse humanity, the Black Death's lethality is legendary, killing between a quarter to over half of any given stricken area's population. Though historians suspect a first wave of bubonic plague struck the Mediterranean area between 571 - 760 C.E., there is no doubt that the plague was carried west by the Mongol Golden Horde ...more
Hardcover, 231 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Greenwood Press
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زايد المرزوقي
التقييم 2.5/5
كما تعلمون قررت قراءة هذا الكتاب بعد قرائتي لكتاب عبدالوهاب السيد الرفاعي "وراء الباب المغلق" وعند مروري لموضوع الموت الأسود قررت قراءة عذا الكتاب بعده مضى علي يومان و وحدت نفسي في الربع الأول من الكتاب بسبب المعلومات الهائلة الجميلة لذا قررت أخذ وقتي في هذا الكتاب وقراءة كتاب آخر في آن واحد لا أريد التسرع في هذا الكتاب لكي أحاول أن أمتص معلومات بأكبر قدر ممكن.
حقيقةً لم أتوقع بأن يكون الكتاب بهذا المستوى رغم توسط حجمه إلى أنه ثقيل جدا جدا بالمحتوى فالمعلومات الموجودة ذات قيمة
Dec 10, 2019 rated it liked it
A little light reading... Lol!
This book is really really dry and reads almost like a history book in school. Its a bit sloggish to get through, but its well researched and interesting at times.
Sep 11, 2016 rated it liked it
Personally I don't enjoy the book very much. It focuses more on people's reaction to the plague caused by the ideology more than the effects of the black death itself to the economy, social structure, etc. However, it is a thorough survey about the plague.
May 20, 2013 rated it liked it
A well researched work on the plague and very readable.
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هو كتاب عن تاريخ حقب الطاعون على أوروبا والعالم الاسلامي الصراحة الكتاب كان كبير وفي فصول وااايد عيبتني مثل شو حال مدارس الطب والأطباء في ذاك العصر وشو سبب الطاعون من الاساس( والي معروف هو ع دراساتهم جرذان حاملة للبراغيث الي فيها الفايروس) بس ع أيامهم كانو يتحسبونه من الهوا والطب ما كان متطور كل الي عندهم من جالينوس وربعه اليونان الي استغربت الصراحة من طريقة علاجهم للمرضى عيبني بعد جزئية العالم الاسلامي والطاعون الطاعون بالعربي اسمه الطاعون الدبلي وكان يخلي العقد اللمفية تلتهب ويموت الشخص من ...more
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