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Author Waller, John, 1972-

Title The dancing plague : the strange, true story of an extraordinary illness / John Waller.

Imprint Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009.


Description 278 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Note Originally published: A time to dance, a time to die. Thriplow [England] : Icon Books, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Signs of the times -- Plagues and priests -- Hard times -- The mystery of Frau Troffea's dance -- Trance fever -- Of music and hot blood -- Lords of the dance -- Volte-face -- Holy magic -- Aftermath -- Death of a curse -- Charcot's error.
Subject Chorea, Epidemic -- France -- Strasbourg -- History -- 16th century.
Strasbourg (France) -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Strasbourg (France) -- Biography.
Added Title Time to dance, a time to die
ISBN 9781402219436 (pbk.)
1402219431 (pbk.)

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