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Norman Cantor describes the age of the Black Death and Plague.

Cantor traces the evolving death and pestilence, and separates the portions of the age that involve each of the major diseases; and the areas of Europe that were infected.
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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1000-1600 AD History of disaster/tragedy?    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   Plague History of a people?    -   Yes Nationality?    -   EUROPE

Subjects of this Historical Account

Religion? (if plays a major part)    -   Catholics! Ethnicity (if plays a major part)    -   European/White Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Sympathetic From a certain profession/group?    -   simple laborers Intelligence of subject of history:    -   Smart


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Holland/Belgium/Luxembourg Big City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   Paris    -   Berlin    -   Vienna    -   Rome Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   4 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   6 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Book makes you feel...    -   encouraged How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses on brief history of a lot of players How much romance?    -   3 () Is this a kid's book?    -   Ages 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A handful Maps necessary?    -   Necessary maps provided Length of book    -   201-250 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   4 ()

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