From the Brink of the Apocalypse: Confronting Famine, War, Plague, and Death in the Later Middle Ages

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Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 304 pages
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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
  

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From the brink of the apocalypse: confronting famine, war, plague, and death in the later middle ages

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In A Distant Mirror, Barbara Tuchman painted a vivid portrait of the miseries that afflicted 14th-century Europe. In this new popular history, Aberth (Criminal Churchmen in the Age of Edward III) has ... Read full review

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John Aberth's From the Brink of the Apocalypse is a broad scope presentation of the interrelated elements of famine, war and plague and their effect upon the social and cultural landscape of ... Read full review

Contents

Chronology
ix
Maps
xiii
Prologue
1
Famine
9
War
57
Plague
107
Death
179
Epitaph
259
Tables
264
Bibliography
277
Index
292
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John Aberth is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska and is the author of Criminal Churchmen in the Age of Edward III(1996). He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.

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