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History of the Black Death in Ireland

ISBN-10: 0752431854

ISBN-13: 9780752431857

Edition: 2004

Authors: Maria Kelly

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Transported by rats and fleas in the trading vessels plying between Ireland, England, and France, the plague appeared in Dublin and Drogheda in the summer of 1348. By land and sea it penetrated many regions, reaching outwards to Waterford, Youghal, Cork, and Limerick, wiping out whole communities in its path. Maria Kelly goes in search of the “Great Pestilence” and traces how the Irish reacted to this seemingly invisible killer.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
The Black Death
The Coming of the Black Death to Ireland
Plague: The Human Response
The Black Death and the Countryside
The Black Death in the Towns
The Church and the Black Death
The Effects on the governance of Ireland
Aftermath
Appendix
Notes
Select Bibliography
List of Illustrations
Index