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Black Death in the Middle East

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ISBN-10: 0691655626

ISBN-13: 9780691655628

Edition: 1977

Authors: Michael Walters Dols

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In the middle of the fourteenth century a devastating epidemic of plague, commonly known in European history as the "Black Death," swept over the Eurasian continent. This book, based principally on Arabic sources, establishes the means of transmission and the chronology of the plague pandemic's advance through the Middle East. The prolonged reduction of population that began with the Black Death was of fundamental significance to the social and economic history of Egypt and Syria in the later Middle Ages. The epidemic's spread suggests a remarkable destruction of human life in the fourteenth century, and a series of plague recurrences appreciably retarted population growth and the following…    
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 1977
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/29/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.33" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English