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Guest Column: One World At Home

 

Last updated 5/6/2020 at 3:11pm



Long ago and far away, the Bubonic Plague or Black Death, known simply as The Plague, unleashed a disaster in Europe of historic proportions, wiping out up to 60 percent of the population. The date was 1348. The simple version of the story goes that it was carried along trade routes from the Far East to the shores of Italy in the spring of that year. There it multiplied and grew at such a rate that soon all of Europe was affected. Social and moral norms collapsed, a world turned upside down. The Plague left behind not only a desolate Europe but a profound change in attitude and lifes...



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