Pestilential complexities : understanding medieval plague / edited by Vivian Nutton.

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London : Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2008.

Physical description

viii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


"These essays were originally delivered as papers at a conference held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL in 2006" -- p. vii


Introduction / Vivian Nutton -- Universal and particular : the language of plague,1348-1500 / Ann G. Carmichael -- The language of plague and its regional perspectives : the case of medieval Germany / Kay Peter Jankrift -- Medieval and modern bubonic plague : some continuities / Lars Walløe -- Epidemiology of the Black Death and successive waves of plague / Samuel K. Cohn -- The archaeology of "plague" / Daniel Antoine -- Plague today / lisabeth Carniel.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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