Doctoring the Black Death: Medieval Europe's Medical Response to Plague (Hardcover)

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Doctoring the Black Death: Medieval Europe's Medical Response to Plague (Hardcover)

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This engrossing book provides a comprehensive history of the medical response to the Black Death. John Aberth has translated plague treatises that illustrate the human dimensions of the horrific scourge, including doctors' personal anecdotes as they desperately struggled to understand a deadly new disease.
John Aberth holds a PhD in medieval history from the University of Cambridge and is the author of numerous books on disease and the Middle Ages, including Plagues in World History. He lives in Roxbury, Vermont.
Product Details ISBN: 9780742557239
ISBN-10: 0742557235
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: September 15th, 2021
Pages: 498
Language: English