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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean
by Nükhet Varlik
Arc Humanities Press, 2017
eISBN: 978-1-942401-16-2 | Cloth: 978-1-942401-15-5
Library of Congress Classification RA644.P7P38 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 614.5732

This book 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. 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.

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