History | The Black Death
H213 | 4475 | Carmichael


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;" Defoe, "A Journal of the
Plague Year," Sobel, "Galileo’s Daughter."