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By William Rosen

ISBN-10: 0143127144

ISBN-13: 9780143127147

ISBN-10: 0670025895

ISBN-13: 9780670025893

ISBN-10: 148298878X

ISBN-13: 9781482988789

The remarkable actual tale of ways a cycle of rain, chilly, ailment, and battle created the worst famine in eu history—years earlier than the Black demise, from the writer of Justinian's Flea and the impending Miracle Cure

In may possibly 1315, it began to rain. For the seven disastrous years that undefined, Europeans will be visited through a chain of curses unseen because the 3rd booklet of Exodus: floods, ice, disasters of vegetation and farm animals, and epidemics not only of ailment, yet of pike, sword, and spear. All advised, six million lives—one-eighth of Europe’s overall population—would be lost.

With a category-defying wisdom of technology and historical past, William Rosen tells the beautiful tale of the oft-overlooked nice Famine with wit and drama and demonstrates what all of it capacity for today’s discussions of weather change.

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