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European History

The Great Mortality and the New Economy

September 8, 2021

After the plague, everyone who survived was pretty much better off than they had been before. A new pattern emerged in the economy that unsettled a few individuals. […]

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European History

The Economic Impact of the Plague

September 7, 2021

When the plague swept through Europe and its medieval society, it affected everyone’s life. Nobody was safe, and nobody could claim to be unaffected by the epidemic. […]

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