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The Resource Society in an age of plague, edited by Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe

Society in an age of plague, edited by Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe

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Society in an age of plague
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Society in an age of plague
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edited by Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe
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Language
eng
Summary
Described as 'a golden age of pathogens', the long fifteenth century was notable for a series of international, national and regional epidemics that had a profound effect upon the fabric of society. The impact of pestilence upon the literary, religious, social and political life of men, women and children throughout Europe and beyond continues to excite lively debate among historians, as the ten papers presented in this volume confirm. They deal with the response of urban communities in England, France and Italy to matters of public health, governance and welfare, as well as addressing the r ..
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Series statement
Fifteenth century,
Series volume
12
Society in an age of plague, edited by Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe
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Society in an age of plague, edited by Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7722/j.ctt31nhf6
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
Looking for Yersinia Pestis : scientists, historians and the Black Death / J.L. Bolton -- Pestilence and poetry : John Lydgate's Danse Macabre / Karen Smyth -- Pilgrimage in 'an age of Plague' : seeking Canterbury's 'hooly blisful martir' in 1420 and 1470 / Sheila Sweetinburgh -- An urban environment : Norwich in the fifteenth century / Elizabeth Rutledge -- Mid-level officials in fifteenth-century Norwich / Samantha Sagui -- Leprosy and public health in late medieval Rouen / Elma Brenner -- Plague ordinances and the management of infectious diseases in northern French towns, c.1450-c.1560 / Neil Murphy -- The Renaissance invention of quarantine / Jane Stevens Crawshaw -- Coping with epidemics in Renaissance Italy : plague and the great pox / John Henderson -- The historian and the laboratory : the Black Death disease / Samuel K. Cohn, Jnr
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1 online resource (viii, 223 pages)
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online
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9781782041665
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rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations.
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