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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
The Decameron / by Giovanni Boccaccio.
Decamerone. English
Name/Creator
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1148708 
Location
Networked Resource

Biblioteca Berenson

Widener
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Gibbings & Co.
Language
English
Description
4 v. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Category
Fiction and Literature

Images in Books

Plague

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Note
"The text on which this edition is based is that published by Sharpe in 1822, which was reprinted from the version of 1804, edited by Edward Dubois, this in turn being founded on the anonymous translation of 1741"--Pref., p. iii.


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