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great plague of London

Major Greenwood

great plague of London

(with special reference to the sanitary state of the metropolis in 1665 and 1889).

by Major Greenwood

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Published by Association of Public Sanitary Inspectors in (London .
Written in English


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ContributionsAssociation of Public SanitaryInspectors.
The Physical Object
Pagination(38) p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21840266M

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"This is now the best book available on London's plague epidemic." (Sixteenth Great plague of London book Journal) "An extraordinary and insightful account of life in London duringwhen nearlypeople died of the plague Cited by:   The book discussed the history of various plagues that affected Europe from Emperor Justinian's time to the last great plague of London.

It's amazing to realize the amount of filth that the people of London lived in and around, therefore it is understandable why there were a great many plagues/5(7).

The Great Plague that struck London and other English shires (including major towns and small villages) in the yearcausing unbelievable (to modern readers) death, despair, economic hardship and all kinds of social injustices (many of which were enshrined in policy) is explored in forensic and sometimes repetitive detail in Stephen Porter’s The Great /5.

The bubonic plague epidemic which struck England in was responsible for the deaths of almost a third of London's population. Its sheer scale was overwhelming and it was well-recorded, featuring in the works of Pepys and Defoe and described in terrible detail in the contemporary Bills of Mortality.3/5(6).

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The diary of 13 year old Alice Paynton, a young girl in the time of Charles II. Her diary covers the months from June to the Great Fire ofwhile the bubonic plague ravages London/5.

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