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Unformatted text preview: o Unoculated dogs o The dogs died o “plague” declared the cause o Dr. Deidier, reporting his ideas Wondeirng how the bile different in plague blood Just how Contagious? • “prolonged contact” is required o “…to breathe for a long time, and…” o “..to wear the shirt ot sleep in…” o “…to touch one’s own sores…” Return to Montpellier from Marseilles: a harrowing…. The Larger Picture • Insiders could not agree upon effectie overall strategies • Medical perspectives were not successful in managing the plague • Central government policies…. French use of quarantine, 1600s • Picture: Plague wall and guard Marseilles Barrier technologies • The Wall: Built to contain plague within the region around Marseilles • Redoubt: where the guards at the wall stayed Past Meets Present: Images by a Modern Scottish artist • Frank To...
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- Montpellier, plague doctor, plague was…, plague blood