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Disease and History

By: Cartwright; Bidd.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02290

ISBN: 075092506X

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating and wide-ranging book explores the impact of disease on the processes of history. Drawing upon little-known evidence, the authors trace the influence of disease on the civilizations, the armies, and the leaders that dominate history. They demonstrate that even the most powerful individuals and societies can be and have been fatally weakened by disease. The soft covers shows signs of light shelf use with the corners slightly creased . View more info

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The Black Death

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02509

ISBN: 185833831X

Condition: Very Good


A series of natural disasters in the furthest reaches of the Orient heralded what was, for the population of Europe, the most devastating period of Death and destruction in its history. Between the years 1347-1350 ,in England , a third of the population died and over one thousand villages were deserted never to be repopulated. This book tells the history of one of Europe's worst plague disasters. There is a small mark to the front edge of the text block. View more info