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Astrophe Against a backdrop of empty homes half built cathedrals and pestilence saturated cities we see communities gripped by unimaginable fear shock and paranoia By the time it completed its pestilential journey through the British Isles in 1350 the Black Death This isn t an entirely comprehensive overview of the plague in Britain it doesn t cover the later epidemic of the 17th century for example preferring to concentrate on the first and most devastating outbreak in the 14th centuryThis book s particular strength is in depicting what Britain was like before the plague and how much of an impact the disease had on the population levels economics political structure even on architecture and literature It s incredibly detailed tracing the development of plague throughout the country although records exist in most detail in England for obvious reasons But he doesn t ignore Wales Ireland or Scotland even though there isn t as much evidence to demonstrate the impact of the plague in these partsGummer particularly suceeds in painting a picture of what life must have been like for those left behind It s difficult for us now to imagine what it must have been like to live in a country where almost a third of the population died in little than a year abandoned villages empty roads overgrown fields livestock roaming and untended

Summary The Scourging Angel

The Scourging Angel

Had left half the population dead Despite the startling toll of life physical devastation and sheer human chaos it inflicted Britain showed an impressive resilience Amid disaster many found opportunity and the story of the Black Death is ultimately one of survival Taken a time to complete this not because it is a poor read but other books just got in the wayA very good account of the impact of the plague as it devastated England in a way that despite loads of Hollywood efforts is still incomprehensible toanyone living today The book brings to life the creeping nature of its spread and it s impact on small communities the social mobility that it heralded and the opportunists taking advantage of this sudden chance to get rich uick if you survivedEnjoyable and informative

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Nothing experienced in human history before or since eclipses the terror tragedy and scale of the Black Death the disease which killed millions of people in Medieval Europe The Scourging Angel tells the story of Britain immediately before during and after this cat Although dealing with a specific topic this book of over 400 pages and small print was immensely informative about the history of ordinary people in Britain in the fourteenth century It was worth the effort of reading it and I would say it is not for the faint hearted The episodes of the Black Death must have been appalling to face and cope with as if Armageddon had arrived Detailed discussions about the social economic and political effects are well done very thought provoking and thorough You need time and patience The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline or since eclipses the terror tragedy and scale Where I’m Calling From of the Black Death the disease which killed millions The Accidental Activist of people in Medieval Europe The Scourging Angel tells the story Brenda has a dragon in her blood of Divan Of Rudaki over 400 pages and small print was immensely informative about the history Choice Stories for Children of Öbür Divan ordinary people in Britain in the fourteenth century It was worth the effort Summary of Homo Deus of reading it and I would say it is not for the faint hearted The episodes Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of the Black Death must have been appalling to face and cope with as if Armageddon had arrived Detailed discussions about the social economic and political effects are well done very thought provoking and thorough You need time and patience


10 thoughts on “The Scourging Angel

  1. says:

    Interesting read following the progress of the great death as it raged through England Scotland Wales and Ireland No groun

  2. says:

    Gives great details about the economic so

  3. says:

    Although dealing with a specific topic this book of over 400 pages and small print was immensely informative about the histo

  4. says:

    Read my other book reviews at booksibledwordpresscomEvery now and then I like to add a non fiction book to my reading list Partially because I like to learn but also because I think it informs my reading writing a

  5. says:

    A scholarly but easy to read account of the plague that affected the whole of Europe in the mid 14th century and the British Isles from 1348 T

  6. says:

    This isn't an entirely comprehensive overview of the plague in Britain it doesn't cover the later epidemic of the 17th century for example preferring to concentrate on the first and most devastating outbreak in the 14th centuryThis book's particular strength is in depicting what Britain was like before the plague and how much of an impact the disease had on the population levels economics political structure even on ar

  7. says:

    Its good but it either needs a different title or a good editor Yes it looks at the impact of the Black Death but really only at its first visit in 1350 But in addition it covers medicine not unreasonable taxation slightly tangential the English Church including cathedral building ditto Ireland not only the plague's impact but a lot about English activities and attitudes Wars with Scotland etc etc So actually it is bett

  8. says:

    Taken a time to complete this not because it is a poor read but other books just got in the wayA very good account of the impact of the plague as it devastated England in a way that despite loads of Hollywood efforts is still incomprehensible toanyone living today The book brings to life the creeping nature of its spread

  9. says:

    Exceptionally well done look at the effect the Great Death had on the Isles by looking at how it was before and assessing the effects it had on

  10. says:

    This is a pretty complete account of the Black Death as it swept across the British Isles what it was and what it was aft

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