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Author Lord, Evelyn, author

Title The Great Plague : a people's history / Evelyn Lord
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 173 pages) : illustrations
Contents The black horse of the apocalypse and its pale rider -- Fine buildings and bad smells -- Town and gown -- Impending disaster -- The infected summer -- Falling leaves and sable skies -- A rash of red crosses -- A harvest of death -- The beginning of the end of the pestilence -- The final toll
Summary In this intimate history of the extraordinary Great Plague that swept through the British Isles in 1665-66, Evelyn Lord focuses not on London but on the city of Cambridge, where every death was a singular blow which affected the entire community
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject University of Cambridge -- History.
Plague -- England -- Cambridge -- History.
Cambridge (England) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300173814
0300206208 (electronic bk.)
9780300206203 (electronic bk.)