The Black Death, and The Dancing Mania
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The Black Death, and The Dancing Mania

By Henry Morley (editor)
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Cover; Front matter; Title page; Copyright page; Body matter; Introduction; The Black Death: Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; Chapter IV; Chapter V; Chapter VI; The Dancing Mania: Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; Chapter IV;

Table of Contents
  • The Black Death, and The Dancing Mania, by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker
  • The Black Death and The Dancing Mania.
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE BLACK DEATH
      • CHAPTER I—GENERAL OBSERVATIONS
      • CHAPTER II—THE DISEASE
      • CHAPTER III—CAUSES—SPREAD
      • CHAPTER IV—MORTALITY
      • CHAPTER V—MORAL EFFECTS
      • CHAPTER VI—PHYSICIANS
    • THE DANCING MANIA
      • CHAPTER I—THE DANCING MANIA IN GERMANY AND THE NETHERLANDS
        • SECT. 1—ST. JOHN’S DANCE
        • SECT. 2—ST. VITUS’S DANCE
        • SECT. 3—CAUSES
        • SECT. 4—MORE ANCIENT DANCING PLAGUES
        • SECT. 5—PHYSICIANS
        • SECT. 6—DECLINE AND TERMINATION OF THE DANCING PLAGUE
      • CHAPTER II—THE DANCING MANIA IN ITALY
        • SECT. 1—TARANTISM
        • SECT. 2—MOST ANCIENT TRACES—CAUSES
        • SECT. 3—INCREASE
        • SECT. 4—IDIOSYNCRASIES—MUSIC
        • SECT. 5—HYSTERIA
        • SECT. 6—DECREASE
      • CHAPTER III—THE DANCING MANIA IN ABYSSINIA
        • SECT. 1—TIGRETIER
      • CHAPTER IV—SYMPATHY
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