History | The Black Death
H213 | 0388 | Carmichael
8:55-10:10A D BH005
Above section carries culture studies credit.
This is a lecture course of the history of Bubonic plague,
concentrating on the experience and reactions of Europeans, from
1348-1720. One segment of the course examines plague in a modern,
global setting. The course is at an introductory level, and focuses
on changes in human responses to disaster.
Required texts: Horrox, The Black Death
Manzoni, The Betrothed
Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year.