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The Black Death: The Great Mortality of A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth
Other books in this series. Each chapter has an introduction that summarizes the issues explored in the documents and headnotes to provide additional background material.
Nov 08, Angie rated it liked it. Read for a class, a good brief look at the history of the Black Death. Set up a giveaway. Did the Black Death have any positive effects on the development of Europe? The Silk Roads Xinru Liu. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: I figured I could discuss the plague more intelligently abfrth I’d read the book. uohn
Nov 16, Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: 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. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This new edition continues to provide a fascinating account of the plague that ravaged the world in the fourteenth century.
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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. Aberth provides a multinational selection of documents, supplying perspectives on the plague from artists, physicians, clergy, academics, rulers, and commoners from Christian, Jewish, Eastern Orthodox, and Muslim backgrounds.
A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins and blaci 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.
Thomas rated it liked it Jun 24, These diverse accounts provide an opportunity to explore the differences and commonalities between late medieval cultures. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre Barbara B.
I’d say only the This is a compilation of primary source documents on the subject of Medieval Europe’s Black Plague. Lesley Ragsdale rated it liked it Mar 13, It was one of the books assigned in my granddaughter’s Western Civ class l For a history book on a topic about which I’m not especially passionate, it was interesting. Books by John Aberth. Samantha rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. The Great Mortality of —John Aberth presents an array of historical documents representing the many responses contemporaries had to the overwhelming mortality around them.
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. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.
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Democracy in America Alexis de Tocqueville. How should we take upper-class descriptions of lower-class culture? Reading through them, Blac, imagined what it would be like trying to live while a seemingly unstoppable killer swept through the entire known world with no regard to creed or wealth or age.
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A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins and spread of the plague is followed by nearly 50 documents organized into topical sections that focus on the origin and spread of the illness; the responses of medical practitioners; the societal and economic impact; religious responses; the flagellant movement and attacks on Jews provoked by the plague; and the artistic response.
February 24, Sold by: Each chapter has an introduction that summarizes the issues explored in the documents; headnotes to the documents provide additional background material. Marlyn Ruiz rated it it was amazing Oct 20, The book contains documents from many countries – including Muslim and Byzantine sources – to give students a variety of perspectives on this devastating jhn and its consequences. Jan 11, Linda Harkins rated it really liked it.