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The Black Death and the Transformation of the West

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674076136

Publication Date: 09/28/1997

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128 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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David Herlihy (d. 1991) was Barnaby Conrad and Mary Critchfield Keeney Professor and Professor of History at Brown University.

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr., is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Glasgow. Among his books are The Cult of Remembrance and the Black Death and Women in the Streets: Essays on Sex and Power in the Italian Renaissance.

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