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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HI 345 - The Black Death

An interdisciplinary study of Europe before, during, and after the outbreak of the plague pandemic in the mid-fourteenth century. Among the topics examined are the causes and spread of the contagion throughout Europe, the outbreak of peasant revolts, the effect of the plague on painting and literature, the role of disease in history and the impact of human history on the history of disease.

Prerequisites: Either HI 105, HI 109, HI 111, HU 103, or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 4 cr.