Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 January 2010

340 Pages | 13 black and white halftones; 1 map

ISBN: 9780199574025

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Cultures of Plague

Medical Thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

  • A fresh chapter in the history of medicine - new interpretations about plague and the ideas it stimulated
  • Revises our understanding of the evolution of medical literature
  • Provides a history of plague literature from the Black Death to the nineteenth century