The Impact Of The Plague In Tudor And Stuart England.




Routledge and Kegan Paul.





Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvi + 443 pp. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. Bound in original terracotta cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy. Illustrated by 20 tables and 19 figures in text. A study of the plague, and its impact on Tudor and Stuart England. The author describes the stresses which the disease imposed on individuals, families, and whole communities, and the ways in which people tried to explain, control, and come to terms with it. The book focuses on the impact of plague in the counties of Devon and Essex, the three provincial cities of Norwich, Bristol and Exeter and on London. Paul Slack (b.1943) was appointed Professor of Early Modern Social History at the University of Oxford in 1999.

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