Death and Disease by Alex Woolf


Death and Disease by Alex Woolf

This title gives readers an in-depth look at death and disease in medieval times. You can find out what ordinary people did when they fell ill and discover the herbs and potions doctors used to treat the plague and other illnesses. It also tells you about the first medical schools in Europe and about how medicine progressed in five hundred years of medieval living. It includes contemporary written evidence, colour photographs and maps, a timeline, glossary and index.

About the Author

Alex Woolf

Alex Woolf was born in Willesden Green, North-West London in 1964 and studied History and Politics at Essex University. He has travelled in America and Europe and worked variously as an accountant, a warehouse assistant, a print buyer, a door-to-door salesman and a dish washer in a roach-infested restaurant in Florida. Since 1995, he has been editing books for young people, and in 2001, he began to write. He has penned more than 40 books on a surprisingly wide range of topics, including the fantastic new fiction title, Aldo Moon and the Ghost of Gravewood Hall.

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48 pages


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Publication date

9th October 2014



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