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Borg, R. (2025). Digerdöden i Skeby socken [Biblioteket testar avhandlingsfunktioner]: Vittnesmål från överlevande. (Doctoral dissertation). Falun: Högskolan Dalarna
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Digerdöden i Skeby socken [Biblioteket testar avhandlingsfunktioner]: Vittnesmål från överlevande
2025 (Swedish)Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
Alternative title[en]
The Black Death in Skeby Parish : Survivor Testimonies
Abstract [en]

There were different forms of the Black Death, and they were spread in different ways, though they were caused by the same organism. The Bubonic Plague was a form carried by such animals as rats and the fleas that lived on them, both of which exhibited symptoms of the disease. When a flea bit an infected rat, it would get sick; subsequently, if it bit another rat or a human being, it would vomit as it bit, infecting that animal or person. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Falun: Högskolan Dalarna, 2025. p. 522
Series
Dalarna Doctoral Dissertations ; 777
Keywords
Plague, Yersinia pestis, bubonic plague, black plague, black death, fleas, rats, middle ages
National Category
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:du-27731 (URN)
Public defence
2025-12-31, Bologna, Biblioteket, Högskolegatan 2, Falun, 23:00 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2018-05-29 Created: 2018-05-28 Last updated: 2018-12-04Bibliographically approved
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ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0001-9669-0891

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