May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

HIST 445 - The Black Death : Renaissance Society, Culture and Politics

(3 credits)
Examines the historiography pertaining to the Black Death in the context of the fourteenth-century crises: famine, epidemics, civic unrest, warfare and troubled papacy. Selected topics will lead to the comparative study of the period from England, France, Italy and the Holy Roman Empire, with a critical reassessment of the impact of the Black Death on Renaissance society. As needed.