Plague, Tuscany & the Globalization of the Disease: a three-week summer course (2019) at Georgetown University’s villa in Fiesole (Italy)

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       The Black Death is widely credited as the most destructive ecological disaster in European history, claiming the lives of an estimated 40 million people in the years 1346-1352 alone. Due to Italy’s position along major Eurasian and Mediterranean trade routes of the period, its urban population suffered an enormous percentage of that toll.

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