The Black Death, The Great Mortality of A Brief History with A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in by John Aberth Paperback $ Available in: Paperback. A fascinating account of the phenomenon known as the Black Death, this volume offers a wealth of documentary. The Black Death – A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Most believed that the plague had a divine cause, but there were varying notions as to what could or should be done about it. The book contains documents from many countries – including Muslim and Byzantine sources – to give students a variety of perspectives on this devastating illness and its consequences. An excellent choice for any reader that has even a mild interest in the history aberyh the Black Death.
Martin Luther King, Jr. So I actually teared up when I read some of the documents. A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins daeth spread of the plague is followed by nearly 50 documents organized into topical A fascinating account of the phenomenon known as the Black Death, this volume offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the fourteenth century.
Skip to search Skip to main content. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary This new text offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the 14th century.
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A great insight into the lives of the people experiencing the plague. How big a ddeath point was the Black Death in medieval thought and culture? Read more Read less.
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It was one of the books assigned in my granddaughter’s Western Civ class l For a history book on a topic about which Abeeth not especially passionate, it was interesting. Feb 04, Tyne rated it it was ok. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Each chapter has an introduction that summarizes the issues explored in the documents and headnotes to provide additional background material.
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A very useful text for anyone studying this period of history, whether it is focused around the plague or not. Blxck comprehensive introduction providing background on the origins and spread of the Black Death is followed by nearly 50 documents covering the responses of medical practitioners; the social and economic impact; religious responses.
With My Dad being sick dearh my Cat getting canser I was feeling so sad and scared of the idea of death. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This compilation of source documents dating from the s and 50s gives an intimate view of life during the Black Death. Jan 11, Linda Harkins rated it really liked it.
The Black Death: The Great Mortality of A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth
Browse related items Start at call number: My only complaint is that I would love a more extensive compilation- either more selections or a bit more of the primary texts that are included some are just portions of larger texts. The volume also includes document headnotes, a chronology of the Black Death, Questions for Consideration, a tthe bibliography, and an index.
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It did provide some information about dates and names, but it mostly repeated itself, and in a few spots, I feel it contradicted itself.