The Black Death: What We Know Now
From Sydney Lazarus on 04/21/2020
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Our knowledge of what caused the first global pandemic, when it began, and how it spread has been revolutionized in the past decade. In this lecture, Carol Symes, Associate Professor of History, looks at how people of the time understood and responded to it, and then introduces new evidence derived from collaborations among historians, archaeologists, epidemiologists, and others.