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lecture 12 - Monday 2/4/08 History2B: lecture 12 The Black...

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Monday 2/4/08 History2B: lecture 12 The Black Death - global spread of disease – proof of old world web of human interaction, spread via trade routes - global event in world history – a window into several societies, how and in what way did they react to the plague - part of a ceoccuring pandemic, first outbreak 542 during the reign of Justinian, then in the mid 14 th what role did people have in the cause of spread of the plague? - people vs nature - people vs science - people vs modernity how did it begin - carried by rates which was transmitted to humans - fleas transmitted pathogen from one host to another - Mongol military helped spread the plague through their campaigns - In 1340s, disease spread through trade routes of China1348 spreads into western Europe - Also spread from human to human Not just in Europe - China - India o But population still grew - Constantinople - Western Europe, Mediterranean basin - Russia - Black sea area - Middle east: Egypt, gaza, Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine, mecca and Baghdad
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