An account of the history of the plague as it spread from Asia to Europe, reaching England in 1348. The text also looks at the state of medicine during the period, the position of the church, and broader social and economic repercussions of the time.
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Philip Ziegler (born 1929) is one of Britain's most distinguished biographers and historians. His works include biographies of Diana Cooper, Lord Melbourne (both to be reissued in Faber Finds), Mountbatten, Harold Wilson and Osbert Sitwell. He is currently working on the authorized biography of Edward Heath.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-134-66-4914104