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The Black Death and The Dancing Mania
The Black Death and The Dancing Mania (Large Print)
by Justus Hecker
Publisher ReadHowYouWant
Published on: 28 November 2007
Categories Science
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Our Price: US$19.99
 

Volume(s): 1
Format Details: 16pt, Verdana
ISBN(s): 9781425068189
About the Book
The work focuses on two of the most devastating phenomena ever suffered by the European population. The deadly plague known as “Black Death” spread in late 1340s while the “Dancing Mania” persisted from the 13th to 17th century where throngs of people suffered from a psychological problem. An analysis of both these maladies that shook the foundations of European society has been presented here.
About the Author
German physician Hecker laid the foundation of historical pathology. He studied disease in relation to history of man and wrote articles for medical journals and encyclopaedias. He was awarded the office of Extraordinary Professor of the History of Medicine.
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