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HSS 100 - The Black Death: Introduction and e-Reference Sources

Welcome to the Black Death OWHL Guide

Welcome to the OWHL Guide on the Black Death!

Below is a list of reference sources available electronically to help you get started on your research.  Each tab on this Guide will help you find additional secondary and primary sources, also available electronically.  If you should need assistance, please chat OWHL Answers, below.  We are here to help!

Remember, reference sources will give you a broad overview of your topic.They won't provide all the information, but they will help you create a research roadmap of what you should do next in the research process. 

After taking notes from one of the reference sources linked or listed on this page, try filling out the "Topic Development Worksheet" listed below.


Detail of "Suffering From The Plague." Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division. Ancient and Medieval History Online.

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