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Professor Norman Cantor talked about his book, In the Wake of The Plague: The Black Death and The World It Made, published by The Free Press. The book analyzes the social and political impact of the Bubonic Plague on fourteenth century Western Europe. The author provided statistical information and descriptions of the stages of the Black Death and talked about his theory of the Black Death’s role in causing class shifts in the hierarchy of Western Europe. He answered audience questions. close
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Norman Cantor Professor Emeritus New York University->Comparative Literature
Barbara Meade Co-Owner Politics and Prose Bookstore
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