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The Black Death: a turning point in history?

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Plague in Florence: a literary description by G. Boccaccio.
Plague in Siena: an Italian chronicle, by A. di Tura del Grasso.
The chronicle of a French cleric, by J. de Venette.
The plague and World War: parallels and comparisons, by J. W. Thompson.
The Black Death as a major event in world history, by Y. Renouard.
The plague as a recurrent phenomenon, by É. Carpentier.
The plague deemphasized, by E. A. Kosminskii.
European crisis: the plague or moral decline? By R. Delatouche.
Malthusian pressure and population decline, by M. M. Postan.
Malthus denied, by D. Herlihy.
"Germany: the Flagellants and the persecution of the Jews," by P. Ziegler.
Germany: the Black Death and a structural revolution in socio-economic history, by F. Lütge.
France: a fiscal and constitutional crisis, by J. B. Henneman, Jr.
Spain: a temporary setback, by C. Verlinden.
England: a decisive turning point, by G. A. Holmes.
England: preplague population and prosperity, by J. C. Russell.
Orvieto: institutional stability and moral change, by É. Carpentier.
Siena: stability and dislocation, by W. M. Bowsky.
Egypt: crisis in a Muslim land, by A. L. Udovitch.
Suggested additional readings (p. 126-128)

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European problem studies


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