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st comprehensive study yet published of the plain lives of a 'golden age'.f plague from the first outbreak of the Black Death in 1348 to the mid-fifteenth century. Through an innovative study of this evidence, Professor Carmichael develops two related strands of analysis. First, she discusses the extent to which true plague epidemics may have occurred, by considering what other infectious diseases contributed significantly to outbreaks of 'pestilence'. She finds that there were many differences between the fourteenth- and fifteenth-century epidemics. She then sh

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521367851
ISBN-10: 0521367859
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 22mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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