Impact of Plague in Tudor and Stuart England by Paul Slack
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Impact of Plague in Tudor and Stuart England
By Paul Slack

The Impact of Plague in Tudor and Stuart England

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Impact of Plague in Tudor and Stuart England by Paul Slack

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This is a classic study of a disease which had a profound impact on the history of Tudor and Stuart England. Plague was both a personal affliction and a social calamity, regularly decimating urban populations. Paul Slack vividly describes the stresses which plague imposed on individuals, families, and whole communities, and the ways in which people tried to explain, control, and come to terms with it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198202134
ISBN-10: 019820213X
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 138mm x 27mm)
Pages: 460
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 13-Dec-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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