New Light on the Black Death

New Light on the Black Death

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Over the years doubts have been expressed about the accepted view that the Black Death was caused by bubonic plague. By looking at the evidence of tree-rings and ice cores, the author has identified a series of natural catastrophes at the beginning of the fourteenth century, caused by meteor strikes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 10mm | 480g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752435981
  • 9780752435985
  • 2,105,315

About Mike Baillie

Professor of Dendrochronology at Queen's University, Belfast, Mike Baillie is the author (with Patrick McCafferty) of an equally original study The Celtic Gods: Comets in Irish Mythology (Tempus 2005).show more

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