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Daily life during the Black Death.


Daily life during the Black Death.

Byrne, Joseph P.

Greenwood Press


326 pages



The Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series


Known as the Black Death, the bubonic plague pandemic that ravaged the Medieval Muslim and Christian worlds affected individuals at all levels of society. This text for middle school and high school students and general readers provides an overview of daily life during these perilous times. Twelve chapters look at the impact of the plague on people's activities in such settings as the doctor's office, the home, city hall, and on the roads. Byrne teaches European history at Belmont U. in Nashville.

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