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Title:
The Black death
Author:
De Hahn, Tracee.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Philadelphia, PA : Chelsea House Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
103 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes the origins, spread, and effects of the terrible plague that devastated fourteenth-century Europe.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791063262
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC172 .D425 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses Swept parts of Europe and Asia in the 14th century.


Excerpts

Excerpts

In the 14th century a mysterious disease ravaged Europe and killed thousands of people. As seemingly healthy people fell dead in the streets and inhabitants of entire towns died almost overnight, doctors were at a loss as to explain the cause. This title chronicles the epidemic that claimed one-third to one-half of the population of Europe. Excerpted from The Black Death by Tracee De Hahn All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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