Friday, 4 December 2020

Black death: Prague's Jewish Ghetto and the plague of 1713

Radio Prague |
20 November 2020

For the past few years, the American historian Joshua Teplitsky has been collecting materials to write a microhistory of an early 18th century outbreak of plague in Prague, focusing on the city's large Jewish population. Suddenly, he found himself writing in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak.