Europe - italy was one of the most populated places when...

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Europe In perpetual crisis—not doing well compared to the rest of the world Crisis does produce a wave of innovations that puts Europe way ahead 1315- a little ice age (global cooling) summers were short, cold, and dry. Lead to drought and famine, just as they begin to recover from the “little ice age” the plague sets in from the Black Sea (Caffa)
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Unformatted text preview: italy was one of the most populated places when the plague hit spread quickly 100 years war going on at this time too (France and England over territory) with their “for hire” armies, mercenary armies fragmented society—roman catholic church was distant (no particular set of answers for ppls problems i.e. the plague) and corrupt...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HST 103 taught by Professor Clark during the Fall '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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