[State at Wits] FW: Black Death - Wikipedia

Karl von Holdt karl at yeoville.org.za
Fri Apr 2 11:26:12 SAST 2021

Hi everyone who attended yesterday's session!

Regarding the controversy over where the Black Death came from - the
Wikipedia entry suggests that it spread from the Mongol army besieging a
town in the Crimea, and from where there was spread by Genoese traders into
Constantinople and the Mediterranean. No doubt there are other explanations
as well, but the link to the silk roads and the Mongol Empire by Anievas and
Nisancioglu is not a wild Trotskyist plot!


Karl von Holdt

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