Age in medieval plagues and pandemics: Dances of Death or Pearson's bridge of life?


Journal Article (Review)

Death has long obsessed humanity. In times of plague and pandemic even more so. Medieval man saw four horsemen of the apocalypse, and of them, Death by disease was gathering the greatest harvest. How randomly did he gather? And how random is the death toll in later pandemics?. James Hanley and Elizabeth Turner look at Karl Pearson's visualisations of mortality. © 2010 The Royal Statistical Society.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hanley, J; Turner, E

Published Date

  • June 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 85 - 87

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1740-9713

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1740-9705

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2010.00426.x

Citation Source

  • Scopus