Essays Tagged: "Bubonic plague"

Tarrou, the Plague's Only Hero in The Plague by Albert Campus

In 'The Plague', Albert Camus pits humanity against an unstoppable force of nature: the bubonic plague. He creates a variety of characters who all deal with the plague in their own way, bu ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Feb/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oran -- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Character analysis - Camus "The Plague"

Oran, peaceful and unprepared, is overcome by Bubonic plague. Separation, isolation and indigence become the common lot of distinct characters who ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The true coldwar. Refers to The Bubonic Plague, known as the black death

time. The ancient cities of Rome and Athens, in their downfall,were finished off by pestilence. The Bubonic Plague, also known as TheBlack Death, devastated Europe in the 14th century, starting a new ... ck rats. And where there arerats, there are fleas. And where there were fleas, there was the plague.Bubonic plague, and also pneumonic plague, were everywhere. France, Italy,Russia, England, you name ...

(9 pages) 144 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Plague

e then divided into three distinct types, classified by method of infection.The most widely know is bubonic, an infection of plague that resides in the lymph nodes, causing them to swell. The Black De ... he lymph nodes, causing them to swell. The Black Death of the 14th century was mainly of this type. Bubonic plague is commonly spread through fleas that have made a meal from an infected Rattus rattus ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The bubonic plague

Cantor states that,No one - peasant or aristocrat - was safe from the disease [bubonic plague], and once it was contracted, a horrible and painful death was almost a certainty. Th ... ertainly paints an accurate and horrifying picture of the fourteenth century during the plague. The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death or The Plague, (Hindley 103) was one of the major scou ... nly been in the last one hundred years that scientists and doctors have discovered the cause of the bubonic plague. Believing that the plague was caused by bad air, the planets positions or the Jews o ...

(5 pages) 143 2 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Disease:Bubonic Plauge and Small Pox and Aids

y most contagious ones. This is one reason for the great loss of population in Europe and China.The Bubonic Plague, which started in Greece and spread north to Europe, stayed there and spread more fro ... Europe and 35,000,000 people in China. They were the most affected by the plague. Not only was the Bubonic plague widespread but there were other diseases being spread also.One of these diseases was ...

(3 pages) 84 0 2.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Black Death - What it was, and what effect it had on Europe in the 13th Century.

0, known as the Black Death or just "the Death," was the highly infectious disease now known as the bubonic plague; it's caused by a bacillus carried by fleas, which infest certain kinds of rodents in ...

(2 pages) 101 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Economic, Political, and Social Effects of the Black Death

for what is now known today to be three different diseases. The first, and most common of these was Bubonic Plague. The Bubonic Plague lasts for approximately six days. The early symptoms include hemo ... ng and splotches on the skin. Later on, various neurological and psychological disorders can occur. Bubonic Plague is fatal fifty to sixty percent of the time. The other two forms of the Plague, Septi ...

(5 pages) 238 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discusses the world market from 1300 to 1700 and the first trading network between America and China

oherent world market directly linking America and Asia for the first time.In the 1300s epidemics of bubonic plague swept from China and Korea to the west coast of Europe. Dramatic population decline l ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Black Death. It's affects on Europe's population, economy, religion and politics.

Black DeathThe most fierce and widespread epidemic was the outbreak of the bubonic plague. It ravaged Europe between 1347 and 1353 killing 25 million people, approximately one ... pulation. I am going to inform you how this unyielding plague had tremendous affects on Europe. The bubonic plague began in China and quickly spread through Asia to the Mediterranean Sea and took its ... e conditions were perfect for the spread of diseases and most likely contributed to epidemic of the bubonic plague. During this time period, it was beyond one's powers to discover, understand, or expl ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The bubonic plague.

The bubonic plague was transmitted by fleas. The fleas jumped from rats to infest the clothes and packs ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Black Death's effect on Europe.

Bubonic Plague, commonly known as Black Death is a disease carried by rats and transmitted by fleas. ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Plague.

son. That person now is infected with plague.There are three types of plague. The first type is the Bubonic plague. This is the form that caused the Black Death, which killed a considerable percent of ... chicken eggs. The swelled lymph nodes were called buboes which led to the name of the disease, the Bubonic plague. The infected people were usually dead by the fourth day of contraction. Sailors and ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anaylsis of HIV & AIDS in West Africa.

ing been affected the worst. HIV/AIDS has been predicted to be the world's worst epidemic since the bubonic plague killed millions of people in Europe in the 14th century. Stated in a 2001 report made ...

(4 pages) 99 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Black Death. Symptoms, Causes, and cures of the black death that plagued Europe between 1347-1351.

Black Death1347-1351Symptoms and CausesThere were three commonly seen forms of the Black Death. The bubonic plague, the pneumonic plague, and the septicemic plague. The bubonic plague was the most com ... me. Victims often died the same day the symptoms died; in some towns as many as 800 died a day. The bubonic and septicemic were carried by fleas, who lived off the rats. They would bite a victim and r ...

(2 pages) 130 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The plague.

"The bubonic plague is an epidemic disease causing a high rate of mortality; a contagious disease that is ... mortality; a contagious disease that is caused by a bacterium (Yersinia pestis) and that occurs in bubonic, pneumonic and septicemic forms. It is also a cause of irritation, or a sudden unwelcome out ... medieval England, we can see how distressing an attack with plague would be today.The origin of the bubonic plague is unknown but it may have started in Africa or India. Many years ago, colonies of in ...

(9 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Black Plauge and its devistating effects on Europe and how the plauge spread.

ways that many people are killed. Death can also be just a matter of old age. But none are like the Bubonic Plague known as the Black Death of the early 1330s. This single plague wiped out one third o ... e also fell prey to the plague. In 1348 the year of the Lord, Florence had a great break out of the Bubonic Plague. Those who were healthy and tried to help the sick also died. Anyone who looked after ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Bubonic Plague".

"Bubonic Plague"The topic I chose for my speech was diseases during Shakespeare's time period. I chos ... use it put a huge impact in Europe at the time. I've tied another bacteria, called Anthrax with the Bubonic Plague to show how much they have in common, and to show how society is much safer now.Almos ... is much safer now.Almost half of the people in Western Europe died in a great sickness known as the Bubonic Plague. The plague was also referred to as "the Black Death" because the skin of diseased pe ...

(2 pages) 47 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Everlasting Effects of the Bubonic Plague, describes transmission of disease, effects on population and culture.

he Black Sea which is now modern Ukraine. From 1347 through 1351 A.D., a horrendous outbreak of the bubonic plague struck Europe and changed nearly all forms of culture. During 1348 A. D., the Bubonic ... g 1348 A. D., the Bubonic Plague hit Florence, Italy and ravaged Europe all through Mid 1300's. The Bubonic Plague, which was nicknamed the "Black Death" because of the black swellings called buboes, ...

(13 pages) 142 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What's new about globalisation?

t was quickly spread by trade boats and movement of people and goods from one place to another. The bubonic plague has been blamed for the deaths of a third of the population of Europe at the time, an ... tuation we are in and the risks that surround us. The example of globalisation given earlier of the bubonic plague is also an illustration of how lack of knowledge led to a worldwide disaster. Had com ...

(8 pages) 216 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology