Word of the Week

 
Conspectus

as in: “Ole Benedictow, Professor of History at the University of Oslo, provides in this book an essential conspectus of many aspects of current debates about the Black Death, its causes and effects.”

James, Tom Beaumont. “Black Death.” JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association 295. 6 (2006): 698. Print. [Review of The Black Death 1346 – 1353: The Complete History.]

Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed:
http://www1.emmanuel.edu/library/subsplus/subjects/display_eref.php?subject=ER_ereference#58

For information about the Black Death in Italy, see the Brown University web page titled Plague: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/plague/

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