Plague and contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean

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This volume discusses diseases that affected human and non-human populations in areas stretching from the Red Sea and Egypt to Anatolia, the Balkans, and the Black Sea, in the early modern and modern eras. It tackles various questions of historiography and sources, tests new interdisciplinary methodologies, and asks new questions while revisiting older ones. Lastly, it contributes to Ottoman studies, the history of medicine, Mediterranean and European history, as well as global studies on the role of epidemics in history.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherMedieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University
Number of pages315
ISBN (Electronic)9781942401162
ISBN (Print)9781942401155
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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    Varlik, N. (2017). Plague and contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean. Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University.