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The Black Death

A Chronicle of the Plague

By Johannes Nohl, C.H. Clarke (Translated by)

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Format: Paperback, 296 pages, New edition Edition
Other Information: 26 b&w illustrations
Published In: United States, 31 May 2006
Hailed by the "New York Times" as "unusually interesting both as history and sociological study," "The Black Death: A Chronicle of the Plague" traces the ebb and flow of European pandemics over the course of centuries through translations of contemporary accounts. Originally published in 1926 and now in paperback for the first time, Nohl's volume is unique for its geographical and historical scope as well as its combination of detailed accounts and overarching contemporary views of the history of the plague in Europe, a disease that claimed nearly 40 million people during the fourteenth century alone. With current concerns about pandemics, "The Black Death" provides lessons on how humans reacted to and survived catastrophic loss of life to disease.

Table of Contents

The Aspect of the Plague; The Medical Profession and the Plague; Administrative Precautions; The Diabolical Element in the Plague; The Erotic Element in the Plague; The Precursors of the Plague; Plague Remedies; Attitude of the Church; Persecution of the Jews; The Flagellants.

About the Author

Johannes Nohl (1882 - 1963) was a German historian and psychoanalyst, most notably for Hermann Hesse.

EAN: 9781594160295
ISBN: 1594160295
Publisher: Westholme Publishing, U.S.
Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 1.7 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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