Medieval Realms

Medieval Realms : Death and Disease

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This title gives readers an in-depth look at death and disease in medieval times. You can find out what ordinary people did when they fell ill and discover the herbs and potions doctors used to treat the plague and other illnesses. It also tells you about the first medical schools in Europe and about how medicine progressed in five hundred years of medieval living. It includes contemporary written evidence, colour photographs and maps, a timeline, glossary and index.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 222 x 276 x 10mm | 436g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs and artwork
  • 0750243430
  • 9780750243438

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Alex Woolf is an editor and author of children's books. A history graduate, he has written books on subjects ranging from Romans in Britain to the Wall Street Crash. The consultant, Professor Malcolm Barber, has been a lecturer in medieval history for over thirty-five years. He has written many books and articles on medieval subjects, including 'The Two Cities: Medieval Europe 1050-1320'.
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