In the Wake of the Plague

Written By Norman F. Cantor
In the Wake of the Plague
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 17 March 2015
  • ISBN : 1476797749
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • Rating : 2.5/5 from 30 reviews
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Download or read book entitled In the Wake of the Plague by author: Norman F. Cantor which was release on 17 March 2015 and published by Simon and Schuster with total page 256 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Black Death was the fourteenth century's equivalent of a nuclear war. It wiped out one-third of Europe's population, taking millions of lives. The author draws together the most recent scientific discoveries and historical research to pierce the mist and tell the story of the Black Death as a gripping, intimate narrative.

In the Wake of the Plague

In the Wake of the Plague
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : The Black Death was the fourteenth century's equivalent of a nuclear war. It wiped out one-third of Europe's population, taking millions of lives. The author draws together the most recent scientific discoveries and historical research to pierce the mist and tell the story of the Black Death as a gripping, ...

Plague and Pleasure

Plague and Pleasure
  • Author : Arthur White
  • Publisher : CUA Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12
  • Total pages : 407
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : Plague and Pleasure is a lively popular history that introduces a new hypothesis about the impetus behind the cultural change in Renaissance Italy. The Renaissance coincided with a period of chronic, constantly recurring plague, unremitting warfare and pervasive insecurity. Consequently, people felt a need for mental escape to alternative, idealized ...

Civilization of the Middle Ages

Civilization of the Middle Ages
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : Now revised and expanded, this edition of the splendidly detailed and lively history of the Middle Ages contains more than 30 percent new material....

Medieval Lives

Medieval Lives
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : A fascinating look at life in the Middle Ages that focuses on eight extraordinary medieval men and women through realistically invented conversations between them and their counterparts....

The Black Death and the Transformation of the West

The Black Death and the Transformation of the West
  • Author : David Herlihy,Samuel Kline Cohn
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-09-28
  • Total pages : 117
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : The Black Death was the great watershed in medieval history. In this compact book, David Herlihy makes bold yet subtle and subversive inquiries that challenge historical thinking about this disastrous period. As in a finely tuned detective story, he upturns intriguing bits of epidemiological evidence. And, looking beyond the view ...

Medieval Reader

Medieval Reader
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1995-06-15
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : Letters, essays, state and church documents, poetry, ballads, and illustrations provide firsthand accounts of the life and culture of Europe from the fourth to the sixteenth centuries...

The Black Death Transformed

The Black Death Transformed
  • Author : Samuel Kline Cohn
  • Publisher : Hodder Arnold
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : The Black Death in Europe, from its arrival in 1347-52 into the early modern period, has been seriously misunderstood. From a wide range of sources, this study argues that it was not the rat-based bubonic plague usually blamed, and considers its effect on European culture....

The Black Death Revised Edition

The Black Death  Revised Edition
  • Author : Diane Zahler
  • Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : Could a few fleas really change the world? In the early 1300s, the world was on the brink of change. New trade routes in Europe and Asia brought people in contact with different cultures and ideas, while war and rebellions threatened to disrupt the lives of millions. Most people lived ...

THE BLACK DEATH AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CHURCH AND POPULAR RELIGION

THE BLACK DEATH AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CHURCH AND POPULAR RELIGION
  • Author : Jack Stew Barretta
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-02-26
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : ● 55% OFF Bookstores! NOW at 17.95 instead of 28.95! LAST DAYS!● Your Customers Never Stop to Read this Awesome Cookbook! This book concerns the religious impact of the Black Death, the plague that devastated Europe during the middle of the fourteenth century. It explores the effect of the Black Death on the Catholic ...

Antiquity

Antiquity
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : Bestselling author Norman Cantor delivers this compact but magisterial survey of the ancient world—from the birth of Sumerian civilization around 3500 B.C. in the Tigris-Euphrates valley (present-day Iraq) to the fall of the Roman Empire in A.D. 476. In Antiquity, Cantor covers such subjects as Classical Greece, Judaism, the ...

Environment Society and the Black Death

Environment  Society and the Black Death
  • Author : Per Lagerås
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : In the mid-fourteenth century the Black Death ravaged Europe, leading to dramatic population drop and social upheavals. Recurring plague outbreaks together with social factors pushed Europe into a deep crisis that lasted for more than a century. The plague and the crisis, and in particular their short-term and long-term consequences ...

Cultural and Intellectual Responses to the Black Death

Cultural and Intellectual Responses to the Black Death
  • Author : Jack Stew Barretta
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-11
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : From the fall of the Roman Empire to the "Age of Translations," Western Europe endeavored to rise above the so-called cultural and intellectual "Dark Ages." That advancement was threatened with the arrival of the Black Death in 1347. Chapter one details the correlation between the spread of the plague and the ...

Inventing The Middle Ages

Inventing The Middle Ages
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : INVENTING THE MIDDLE AGES The Lives, Works, and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century In this ground-breaking work, Norman Cantor explains how our current notion of the Middle Ages-with its vivid images of wars, tournaments, plagues, saints and kings, knights and ladies-was born in the twentieth century. ...

The Black Death 1346 1353

The Black Death  1346 1353
  • Author : Ole Jørgen Benedictow,Ole L. Benedictow
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 433
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : New research, drawing on records from across Europe, throws light on the nature of the disease, its origin, spread, mortality, and its impact on history....

The Sacred Chain

The Sacred Chain
  • Author : Norman F. Cantor
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release Date : 1995-09-29
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1476797749
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Summary : An important, controversial account of the history of the Jewish people that is both scholarly and compulsively readable....