Daily Life During the Black Death

Daily Life During the Black Death

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Daily life during the Black Death was anything but normal. When plague hit a community, every aspect of life was turned upside down, from relations within families to its social, political, and economic stucture. Theaters emptied, graveyards filled, and the streets were ruled by the terrible corpse-bearers whose wagons of death rumbled day and night.
Daily life during the Black Death was anything but normal. When plague hit a community, every aspect of life was turned upside down.

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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. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Provides an overview of daily life during the time of the plague that devastated fourteenth-century Europe and looks 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.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780313332975
0313332975
ISSN: 1080-4749
Characteristics: xii, 326 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Black Death

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