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 Zeigler is one of today's most distinguished biographers. His works include the lives of William IV, Harold Wilson and Lord Mountbatton, and the official biography of Edward VIII. He has regularly contributed to The Spectator, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and History Today. He lives in London.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140060766