The Grisly History of Medicine
One of four books in our Grisly Medicine series. Plague looks at the most frightening diseases and epidemics in the history of medicine. These include the bubonic plague or Black Death, its effects and how people tried to combat it. The king’s evil was a kind of TB (symptoms were black lumps on the neck). Smallpox and the search for a cure, the falling sickness or as we now know it, epilepsy and much more….
• Fact filled soft learning at its best.
• High interest for those reluctant readers.
• Brilliant resource for schools.
• A great read with lots of gory bits.
Black Death: bubonic plague: cholera: consumption: Irish fever: leprosy: malaria: pneumonic plague: rabies: smallpox: tuberculosis: typhus: