From the brink of the apocalypse : confronting famine, war, plague, and death in the later Middle Ages

Aberth, John, 1963-

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  • Creator John Aberth
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second edition. London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 327 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780415777964, 0415777968, 9780415777971, 0415777976
  • OCLC ocn320952655

Summary

  • Taking his themes from the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the author describes how the Great Famine and Black Death swept away nearly half of Europe's population, while the royal houses of England and France engaged in the Hundred Years' War.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Prologue -- Famine -- War -- Plague -- Death -- Epitaph
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