The impact of plague in Tudor and Stuart England /

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Main Author: Slack, Paul.
Format: Book
Language:English
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Table of Contents:
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Preface
  • Conventions
  • Part 1. Perspectives: Disease and society
  • Attitudes and actions
  • Part 2. The dimensions of the problem
  • The chronology of epidemics 1485-1665
  • The local context
  • The urban impact
  • Metropolitan crises
  • Counting the costs
  • Part 3. The social response: Public authority and a policy for control
  • Controversy and compromise
  • Towns under stress
  • Police and people
  • The end of plague 1665-1722
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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