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Title Pandemic disease in the medieval world : rethinking the Black Death / edited by Monica H. Green.

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Kalamazoo : Arc Medieval Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource.
Series The medieval globe ; volume 1
Medieval globe ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- The Black Death and Ebola: on the value of comparison / Monica H. Green -- Introducing The Medieval Globe / Carol Symes -- Editor's introduction to Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death / Monica H.Green -- Taking 'pandemic' seriously: making the Black Death global / Monica H. Green -- The Black Death and its consequences for the Jewish community in Táarrega: lessons from history and archeology / Anna Colet, Josep Xavier Muntanâe i Santiveri, Jordi Ruâiz Ventura, Oriol Saula, M. Euláalia Subiráa de Galdáacano, and Clara Jâauregui -- The anthropology of plague: insights from bioarchaeological analyses of epidemic cemeteries / Sharon N. DeWitte -- Plague depopulation and irrigation decay in Medieval Egypt / Stuart Borsch -- Plague persistence in Western Europe: a hypothesis / Ann G. Carmichael -- New science and old sources: why the Ottoman experience of plague matters / Nukhet Varlik -- Heterogeneous immunological landscapes and medieval plague: an invitation to a new dialogue between historians and immunologists / Fabian Crespo and Matthew B. Lawrenz -- The Black Death and the future of the plague / Michelle Ziegler -- Epilogue: A hypothesis on the East Asian beginnings of the Yersinia pestis polytomy / Robert Hymes -- Diagnosis of a "plague" image: a digital cautionary tale / Monica H. Green, Kathleen Walker-Meikle, and Wolfgang P. Mèuller.
Summary This ground-breaking book brings together scholars from the humanities and social and physical sciences to address the question of how recent work in the genetics, zoology, and epidemiology of plague's causative organism (Yersinia pestis) can allow a rethinking of the Black Death pandemic and its larger historical significance.
Access Open Access EbpS
Language In English.
Subject Epidemics -- History.
Plague -- History.
Black Death -- History.
Plague -- epidemiology.
Plague -- history.
History, Medieval.
Pandemics -- history.
HISTORY / Asia / General.
Black Death. (OCoLC)fst00833602
Epidemics. (OCoLC)fst00914079
Plague. (OCoLC)fst01065045
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Green, Monica Helen, editor, author.
Other Form: 1-942401-00-0
ISBN 9781942401018 (electronic book)
1942401019 (electronic book)
Standard No. 10.1515/9781942401018 doi
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