black death by Ziegler, Philip.

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Published by Sutton in [Stroud, Gloucestershire, Wolfeboro, NH] .

Written in English

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  • Black death -- Europe,
  • Epidemics,
  • Plague

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StatementPhilip Ziegler.
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages249
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Open LibraryOL22361651M

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Probably the greatest natural disaster to ever curse humanity, the Black Death's lethality is legendary, killing between a quarter to over half of any given stricken area's population.

Though historians suspect a first wave of bubonic plague struck the Mediterranean area between - C.E., there is no doubt that the plague was carried west by the Mongol Golden Horde in the late s as 3/5(3).

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The Black Death. In Octobera ship came from the Crimea and docked in Messina, Sicily. Aboard the ship were not only sailors but rats.

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