The Epidemiology of Plague
Lecture no. 2 from the course: The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Explore the medical understanding of plague, as seen in the 6th-century Plague of Justinian, the Black Death of the 1300s, and the 19th-century Third Pandemic. Examine the three predominant varieties of plague, the symptomatology of each, and scientific theories as to the nature and transmission of the disease that ravaged Europe in the 14th century.