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Title The Great Plague : a people's history / Evelyn Lord.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
©2014

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 173 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject University of Cambridge -- History.
University of Cambridge.
Plague -- England -- Cambridge -- History.
Cambridge (England) -- History.
Plague -- history.
Engla
England -- Cambridge.
Cambridge
Cambridge (Grande-Bretagne)
Genre Electronic books.
History.
Contents The black horse of the apocalypse and its pale rider -- Fine buildings and bad smells -- Town and gown -- Impending disaster -- The infected summer -- Falling leaves and sable skies -- A rash of red crosses -- A harvest of death -- The beginning of the end of the pestilence -- The final toll.
Summary In this intimate history of the extraordinary Great Plague that swept through the British Isles in 1665-66, Evelyn Lord focuses not on London but on the city of Cambridge, where every death was a singular blow which affected the entire community.
Other Title Print version: Lord, Evelyn. Great Plague. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014] 9780300173819