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The Black Death

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The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe, by Robert S. Gottfried.

In this work, Professor Gottfried does more than describe the Black Death.  He also examines some curious phenomena about its fourteenth-century appearance. 

Why, for example, did fifteen percent of the people living in Nuremberg die while the death rate in Florence may have been as high as seventy-five percent?


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