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Author Waller, John, 1972-

Title The dancing plague : the strange, true story of an extraordinary illness / John Waller
Published Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2009]
©2009

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Description 278 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Signs of the times -- Plagues and priests -- Hard times -- The death dance -- The mystery of Frau Troffea's dance -- Trance fever -- Of music and hot blood -- Lords of the dance -- Volte face -- Holy magic -- Aftermath -- Death of a curse -- The mind incarnate -- Charcot's error
Notes Originally published: A time to dance, a time to die. Thriplow [England] : Icon Books, 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-264) and index
Subject Chorea, Epidemic -- France -- Strasbourg -- History -- 16th century.
Strasbourg (France) -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Strasbourg (France) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2009007866
ISBN 9781402219436
Other Titles Time to dance, a time to die