The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe

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Free Press, Jan 1, 1983 - Black Death - 203 pages
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Robert S. Gottfried is Professor of History and Director of Medieval Studies at Rutgers University. Among his other books is "Epidemic Disease in Fifteenth Century England."

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This is the best (so far) of the books I’ve been reading about the Black Death. Author Robert Gottfried writes a simple and straightforward account, in the process making a point that others have ... Read full review

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"The Black Death" is approachable, contains a lot of interesting stories which put the plague in context, and is informative. I was a little surprised at how much I liked it. Some of its more ... Read full review

Contents

A Natural History of Plague
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The European Environment 10501347
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The Plagues Beginnings
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Robert S. Gottfried is Professor of History and Director of Medieval Studies at Rutgers University. Among his other books is "Epidemic Disease in Fifteenth Century England.

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