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Death, disease, and famine in pre-industrial England

Leslie A. Clarkson

Death, disease, and famine in pre-industrial England

by Leslie A. Clarkson

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Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Mortality -- England -- History.,
    • Famines -- England.,
    • Medicine -- England -- History.,
    • Epidemics -- England -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeslie Clarkson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1415 .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4931974M
      ISBN 100717107299
      LC Control Number76358765

      Books that deal with the spread of a virus or deadly illness that affects the world in a big way Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. This is a list of famines. Date Event Location Death toll – BCE The kiloyear event caused famines and civilizational collapse worldwide global BCE The first famine recorded in ancient Rome. Ancient Rome 26 BCE Famine recorded throughout Near East and Levant, as recorded by Josephus Ju+ CE Famine in Phrygia Phrygia – Famine in Edessa Edessa – Various famines .

        An Indian politician has put Winston Churchill in the same category as some of “the worst genocidal dictators” of the 20th century because of his complicity in the Bengal Famine. Dr Shashi. The medieval Black Death (c. ) was one of the most devastating epidemics in human history. It killed tens of millions of Europeans, and recent analyses have shown that the disease targeted elderly adults and individuals who had been previously exposed to physiological stressors. Following the epidemic, there were improvements in standards of living, particularly in dietary quality for Cited by:

      England, Diseases and Causes of Death (National Institute) Anthrax, or woolsorter’s disease, first entered England in and is primarily an animal disease. Tradesmen dealing with carcasses, hair or wool of infected animals get it, but person-to-person transmission is very rare. Before the midth century it frequently lead to. A fine introduction to one of the great disasters of the modern world the Irish Famine of the mid and late s. Woodham-Smith tells the tale with both compassion for a land where perhaps a quarter of the population was destitute even in good years and with a subtle, icy coldness for the administrators in London who refused to take any of the steps that seem so obvious today/5.


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