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The dreadful visitation

Daniel Defoe

The dreadful visitation

in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague, the last time it spread in the city of London in the year 1665

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Printed by Chr. Sower in Germantown [Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Plague -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800

    • Edition Notes

      Statementextracted from the memoirs of a person who resided there, during the whole time of the infection ; with some thoughts on the advantage which would result to Christianity, if a spirit of impartiality and true charity was suffered to preside amongst the several religious denominations, &c.
      ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC178.G7 L7 1763
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL180224M
      LC Control Numbera 33003081

      Plague is one of mankind’s greatest scourges, which has swept away millions of people over the centuries. The first available record of the occurrence of this calamity, in humans, is from the Bible, in bc, in the city of first definitely identified pandemic originated in Egypt in ad (the Justinian Plague) and is estimated to have caused million by: In ‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’, Valerie Pedlar redresses the balance. This extraordinary study explores a wide range of Victorian writings to consider the relationship between the portrayal of mental illness in literary works and the portrayal of similar disorders in the writings of doctors and :

      Category European History The Dreadful Visitation by Defoe, Daniel. Download: The Dreadful Visitation For updates, free ebooks, and for commentary on current news and events on all things books, please go to the following: Bookyards at Facebook Bookyards at Twitter Bookyards at Pinterest Bookyards atTumblr. The decision was made in Britain three centuries ago that an educated populace was best able to deal with a public health crisis of staggering proportions--outbreaks of bubonic and pneumonic plague. As early as , the printing press was enlisted to educate the public about urgent health by:

      London's dreadful visitation, or, A collection of all the bills of mortality for this present year: beginning the 27th of December , and ending the 19th of December following: as also, the general or whole years bill: according to the report made to the King's most excellent Majesty, by the Company of Parish-Clerks of London, &c. Get this from a library! The dreadful visitation: in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague, the last time it spread in the city of London in the year [Daniel Defoe; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)].


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Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since An Open Access edition of this book is available on the Liverpool University Press website and the OAPEN library.

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Leprosy, malaria, tuberculosis, the plague, and others, still haunt.