In the concluding chapter of this book author paul slack says histories of plague have only modest lessons to offer he means that studying the three main plague outbreaks in recorded history cannot offer us a definitive prescription for avoiding or dealing with future pandemics whether or not of plague. Plague a very short introduction paul slack very short introductions explores the historical impact of the plague over the centuries focussing on how people coped with the disease and how governments fought it. Paul slack is emeritus professor of early modern social history at oxford university and author of a classic study of the impact of plague in tudor and stuart england routledge 1985 oup 1990. Plague book read 11 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers this very short introduction explores the historical impact of plague over t. Read plague a very short introduction by paul slack available from rakuten kobo sign up today and get 5 off your first purchase throughout history plague has been the cause of many major catastrophes it was responsible for the black death of 1348
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