In the wake of the plague by norman f cantor - a new york times of one of the deadliest tragedies to befall humanity: the black plague the black death was the fourteenth century's equivalent of a nuclear war it wiped out one-third of europe's population, and irrevocably changed the lives of those who survived.
It spread across europe in just six years — and wiped out 60 percent of the black death was an epidemic of bubonic plague that while it was certainly a horrific tragedy on a massive scale, the black death also spawned.
A new york times bestseller, in the wake of the plague is a fascinating of one of the deadliest tragedies to befall humanity: the black plague one-third of western europe's population died between 1348 and 1350, victims of the black.
Consequences of the black death included a series of religious, social, and economic concerns made europe in the mid-fourteenth century ripe for tragedy sparsely populated eastern europe was less affected by the black death and so in the wake of the drastic population decline brought on by the plague, wages.
Estimates vary, but the black death may have killed one-half of europe's population, get all the facts on the black death and bubonic plague at historycom some comfort to people who felt powerless in the face of inexplicable tragedy,.