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King Death: The Black Death and Its Aftermath in Late-Medieval England / Edition 1
     

King Death: The Black Death and Its Aftermath in Late-Medieval England / Edition 1

by Colin Platt
 

ISBN-10: 0802079008

ISBN-13: 9780802079008

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

A richly illustrated, beautifully written examination of what it was like to live with plague at all levels of society. Platt offers a fascinating insight into the industry of death that pestilence brought with it.

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A richly illustrated, beautifully written examination of what it was like to live with plague at all levels of society. Platt offers a fascinating insight into the industry of death that pestilence brought with it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802079008
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,048,164
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

  1. Mortalities
  2. Shrunken towns
  3. Villages in stasis
  4. Impoverished noblemen and rich old ladies
  5. Knight, esquire and gentleman
  6. Of monks and nuns
  7. Like people, like priest
  8. Protest and resolution
  9. Architecture and the arts
  10. What matters

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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