Apocalypticism

Primary sources

  • diTommaso, Lorenzo. "Apocalypticism, Millennialism, and Messianism." In Oxford Bibliographies Online. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396584-0147. [includes multiple sections on primary source texts]
  • Artstor
    Offers a large library of high-resolution digital images from museums and archives. The multi-disciplinary collection includes digital copies of book illustrations, botanical and wildlife illustrations, technical illustrations, and museum objects besides the expected artwork. A search for apocalypse or Hieronymus Bosch brings up a large collection of apocalyptic images.

Secondary sources

  • diTommaso, Lorenzo. "Apocalypticism, Millennialism, and Messianism." In Oxford Bibliographies Online. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396584-0147.
  • Emmerson, Richard Kenneth, and Bernard McGinn. The Apocalypse in the Middle Ages. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1992.
    Falvey West, 1st Floor: BS2825.2.A833 1992

Contagion, Miasma, Germ Theory

Primary sources

  • Aberth, John. The Black Death: The Great Mortality of 1348-1350 : A Brief History with Documents. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2005.
    Falvey Main, 4th Floor: RC178.A1 A24 2005
    Online version.
    2nd edition (2017) available through course reserves.

    See Part 2.3: Medical Responses.
    • Medical Faculty of the University of Paris: Consultation, October 6, 1348
    • Alfonso de Córdoba: Letter and regimen concerning the pestilence, ca. 1348
    • Gentile da Foligno: Short casebook, 1348
    • Jacme d'Agramont: Regimen of protection against epidemics, April 24, 1348
    • Abū Jacfar Ahmad Ibn Khātima: Description and Remedy for Escaping the Plague, February 1349
    • Gui de Chauliac, Great Surgery, 1363
  • Wallis, Faith. Medieval Medicine: A Reader. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.
    Falvey Main, 4th Floor: R141 .M43 2010
    See the following sections:
    • 13. Medical World of Gregory of Tours: Plagues, Doctors, and Saints
    • 13.a. Plague in Marseilles
    • 13.b. Healers Secular and Spiritual
    • 83. Customized Therapeutics: The Medieval Medical Consilium: Gentile of Foligno
    • 84. Special Challenges of Plague (1): The Report of the Paris Medical Faculty, October 1348
    • 85. Special Challenges of Plague (2): Guy of Chauliac on the Black Death
    • 86. Special Challenges of Plague (3): John of Burgundy's Treatise on the Epidemic

    Secondary sources

    • Arrizabalaga, Jon. “Facing the Black Death: Perceptions and Reactions of University Medical Practitioners.” In Practical Medicine from Salerno to the Black Death, edited by Luis Garcia-Ballester, Roger French, John Arrizabalaga, and Andrew Cunningham, 237-288. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998.
      Falvey Main, 4th Floor: R141 .P7 1994
    • Arrizabalaga, Jon. “Plague Tractates.” In Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine: An Encyclopedia, edited by Thomas Glick, Steven John Livesey, and Faith Wallis, 405-409. London: Routledge, 2005.
    • Carlin, Claire L. Imagining Contagion in Early Modern Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
      Falvey Main, 4th Floor: RA643.7.E85 I53 2005
    • Cipolla, Carlo M. Miasmas and Disease: Public Health and the Environment in the Pre-Industrial Age. Yale University Press, 1992. http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt1dt005b.
    • Nutton, Vivian. “The Reception of Fracastoro’s Theory of Contagion: The Seed That Fell among Thorns?” Osiris 6 (1990): 196–234. http://www.jstor.org/stable/301787.
    • Nutton, Vivian. “The Seeds of Disease: An Explanation of Contagion and Infection from the Greeks to the Renaissance.” Medical History 27, nr. 1 (1983): 1-34. doi: 10.1017/S0025727300042241.
    • Winslow, C.-E. A., and M.L. Duran-Reynals. “Jacme d’Agramont and the First of the Plague Tractates.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 22, no. 6 (1948): 747–65. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44442234.
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Daniel Defoe

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Empire of Mali

Primary sources

  • Ibn Battuta's travel accounts
  • Saʻdī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAbd Allāh. Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire: Al-Saʻdī's Taʼrīkh Al-sūdān Down to 1613, and Other Contemporary Documents. Leiden: Brill, 2003.
    Online version.
  • Timbuktī, Maḥmūd Kutī ibn Mutawakkil Kutī, Christopher Wise, and Hala Abu Taleb. The Timbuktu Chronicles, 1493-1599: English Translation of the Original Works in Arabic by Al Hajj Mahmud Kati. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2011.
    Falvey West, 2nd Floor: DT551.65.T5613 2011
  • Levtzion, Nehemia, and Jay Spaulding. Medieval West Africa: Views from Arab Scholars and Merchants. Princeton: Markus Wiener Pub., 2003. 
    Falvey West, 2nd Floor: DT476.M43 2003

Secondary sources

  • Berzock, Kathleen Bickford. Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa. [Evanston, Illinois]: Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University : in association with Princeton University Press, 2019.
    Falvey Main, 3rd floor: NK700.C36 2019
  • Collet, Hadrien. “Landmark Empires: Searching for Medieval Empires and Imperial Tradition in Historiographies of West Africa.” Journal of African History 61, no. 3 (November 2020): 341–57. doi:10.1017/S0021853720000560.
  • Eaton, R.M. "From Bidar to Timbuktu: Views from the Edge of the 15th Century Muslim World." Medieval History Journal 14, no. 1 (2011): 1. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097194581001400101.
  • Dueppen, Stephen A. “The Archaeology of West Africa, ca. 800 BCE to 1500 CE.” History Compass 14, no. 6 (June 2016): 247–63. doi:10.1111/hic3.12316.
  • Levtzion, Nehemia. Ancient Ghana and Mali. New York, N.Y.: Africana Pub. Co., 1980.
    Falvey West, 2nd floor: DT532.15.L48
    Online version.
  • Levtzion, Nehemia. Islam in West Africa: Religion, Society, and Politics to 1800. Altershot, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Variorum, 1994.
    Falvey West, 2nd floor: DT476.L48 1994
  • Sutton, J.E.G.. “The African Lords of the Intercontinental Gold Trade before the Black Death: al-Hasan bin Sulaiman of Kilwa and Mansa Musa of Mali.” Antiquaries Journal 77 (1997): 221-242. doi: 10.1017/S000358150007520X.
  • Waines, David. The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta: Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.
    Falvey Main, 3rd floor: G370.I2 W35 2010

Hundred Years War

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Immunization

Primary sources

  • Use keywords like inoculation and variolation.

Secondary sources

Jean Froissart

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Joan of Arc

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Liande Wu (alt. spelling: Lian-teh Wu, Lian-te wu)

Primary sources

  • Wu, Lien-te. Plague Fighter: The Autobiography of a Modern Chinese Physician. Cambridge [Eng.]: W. Heffer, 1959.
    Falvey Main, 4th floor: R604.W8 A3
  • Wu, Liande. A Treatise on Pneumonic Plague. [Nancy, Paris, Strasburg]: [Printed by Berger-Levrault], 1926.
  • Wong, K. Chimin, and Liande Wu. History of Chinese Medicine: Being a Chronicle of Medical Happenings in China from Ancient Times to the Present Period. [Reprint]. New York: AMS Press, 1973.
  • Wu, Liande. Plague; a Manual for Medical and Public Health Workers. [Shanghai]: Weishengshu National quarantine Service, Shanghai station, 1936.

Secondary sources

  • Flohr, Carsten. “The Plague Fighter: Wu Lien-Teh and the Beginning of the Chinese Public Health System.” Annals of Science 53, no. 4 (July 1996): 361-380. doi:10.1080/00033799608560822.
  • Por, Heong Hong. “Transnationality and Nationalism: Shared and Contested Memories of Wu Lien-Teh across East and Southeast Asia in Post-Sars Era.” International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 12, no. 2 (July 2016): 83–103. doi:10.21315/ijaps2016.12.2.4.
  • Sihn, Kyu-hwan. “Unexpected Success: The Spread of Manchurian Plague and the Response of Japanese Colonial Rule in Korea, 1910-1911.” Korea Journal 49, no. 2 (Summer 2009): 165–82. doi:10.25024/kj.2009.49.2.165.
    [This is an English language article - Use the PDF link to download it]
  • Soon, Wayne. “Science, Medicine, and Confucianism in the Making of China and Southeast Asia - Lim Boon Keng and the Overseas Chinese, 1897-1937.” Twentieth-Century China 39, no. 1 (January 2014): 24–43. doi:10.1179/1521538513Z.00000000033.

Medicine and the Black Death

Primary sources

  • Duran-Reynals, M.L., and C.-E. A. Winslow. "Regiment de Preservacio a Epidimia o Pestilencia e Mortaldats." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 23, no. 1 (1949): 57-89. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44443424.
    English translation of d’Agramont’s treatise.
  • Schupbach, William M. “A Venetian ‘Plague Miracle’ in 1464 and 1576.” Medical History 20, no. 3 (1976): 312–16. doi:10.1017/S0025727300022699.

Secondary sources

  • Archambeau, Nicole. "Healing Options during the Plague: Survivor Stories from a Fourteenth-Century Canonization Inquest." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 85, no. 4 (2011): 531-59. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44452234.
  • Carmichael, Ann G. "Plague Legislation in the Italian Renaissance." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 57, no. 4 (1983): 508-25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44443062.
  • Carmichael, Ann G. “Universal and Particular: The Language of Plague, 1348–1500.” Medical History 52, no. S27 (2008): 17–52. doi:10.1017/S0025727300072070.
  • Heinrichs, Erik A. "The Live Chicken Treatment for Buboes: Trying a Plague Cure in Medieval and Early Modern Europe." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 91, no. 2 (2017): 210-232. doi:10.1353/bhm.2017.0025.
  • Jackson, Mark, and Peregrine Horden. "Medieval Medicine." In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199546497.013.0003.
  • McMillen, Christian W. "Epidemic Diseases and Their Effects on History." In Oxford Bibliographies Online. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780199743292-0155.
  • Winslow, C.-E. A., and M. L. Duran-Reynals. "Jacme d’Agramont and the First of the Plague Tractates." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 22, no. 6 (1948): 747-65. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44442234.
  • Wray, Shona Kelly. "Boccaccio and the Doctors: Medicine and Compassion in the Face of Plague." Journal of Medieval History 30, no. 3 (2004): 301-322. doi:10.1016/j.jmedhist.2004.06.005.

Journals

Persecution of Jews

Primary sources

  • Edwards, John. The Jews in Western Europe, 1400-1600. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995. [see chapter 2: Expulsion of Jews]
    Falvey West, 2nd Floor: DS135.E81 J48 1995
    Online version.
  • O'Brien, Darren. Pinnacle of Hatred: The Blood Libel and the Jews. Unknown: Magnes Press, 2011. [includes source texts]
    Online version.

Secondary sources

  • Bale, Anthony. Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages. London: Reaktion Books, 2010.
    Online version.
  • Covington, Sarah. "Persecution and Martyrdom." In Oxford Bibliographies Online. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195399301-0142. [see section on Jews under Persecuted Groups]
  • Elukin, Jonathan M. Living Together, Living Apart: Rethinking Jewish-Christian Relations in the Middle Ages. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2007.
    Falvey West, Ground Floor: BM535.E455 2007
    Online version.
  • Johnson, Hannah R. Blood Libel: The Ritual Murder Accusation at the Limit of Jewish History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012.
    Falvey West, Ground Floor: BM585.2.J64 2012
  • Rose, E. M. The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
    Online version.

War of the Roses

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Secondary sources

Zombies

Primary sources

  • Romero's films

Secondary sources