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REVIEW NOTES WEEK 8 Black death -infants dying, dysentery big reason for adults -originated in China perhaps? -what were believed to be the causes? Devil, punishment by god, evil eye  (town weirdo) - three kinds of plague (bubonic not necessarily fatal) REACTIONS -people got really religious, completely deserting families EFFECTS Lots of marriages and birth (hey our last chance) Population losses, labor shortages Kept coming back CHAPTER 11 NOTES Mongols creating empire -brought stability to trade, also brought plague Famine because bad climate Black death -italy really hit hard because trading centers -many wealthy went to their country estates -began to kill jews etc for “spreading” itk
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Unformatted text preview: -preoccupation with death-society began to fall apart- serious labor shortage-peasants got freedom because lords could not afford them anymore Peasant revolt-1358- jacquerie-English peasant revolt- 1381- most prominent -Richard said he would help if they went home but actually arrested them Uprisings always quickly crushed Literature/art-boccaccio- decameron (sets up stage/ feeling from black death)-chaucer- Canterbury tales (middle English) Decameron General description of disease 6 women sit outside church and discuss horrors of it Need men to go to country homes Chose queen for a day and go (pampinea first)...
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