In The Late 1340s, A Cataclysmic Plague Known To Us As The Black Death Left Up To 75 Million Dead Across Europe While The Story Of The Black Death Is One Of Destruction And Loss, It Is Also One Of The Most Compelling And Deeply Intriguing Episodes In Human History Understanding Its Aftermath Provides A Highly Revealing Window On The Forces That Brought About The Renaissance, The Protestant Reformation, And Modernity Itself Speaking To The Full Magnitude Of This World Changing Historical Moment, The Black Death The World S Most Devastating Plague, Taught By Celebrated Medievalist Dorsey Armstrong Of Purdue University, Takes You On An Unforgettable Excursion Into The Time Period Of The Plague, Its Full Human Repercussions, And Its Transformative Effects On European Civilization In 24 Richly Absorbing Lectures, You Ll Follow The Path Of The Epidemic In Its Complete Trajectory Across Medieval Europe You Ll Examine The Epidemiological Causes Of The Disaster The Social Panic It Spawned Its Influence On Religion, Society, Politics, Economics, And Art And The Long Term Consequences For A Continent That, Less Than Two Centuries Later, Would Have The Technology And The Wherewithal To Explore A New World.
Dr Dorsey Armstrong is Associate Professor of English and Medieval Literature at Purdue University, where she has taught since 2002 The holder of an A.B in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University and a Ph.D in Medieval Literature from Duke University, she also taught at Centenary College of Louisiana and at California State University, Long Beach Her research interests include m
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- The Black Death
- Dorsey Armstrong
- 13 July 2019 Dorsey Armstrong