Uprisings After Pandemics: It Happened Before and May Happen Again

June 11, 2020 - General
Modern day uprising. Credit: Ciudalia / Adobe Stock

As a professor of medieval Europe, I’ve taught the bubonic plague, and how it contributed to the English Peasant Revolt of 1381. Now that America is experiencing widespread unrest in the midst of its own pandemic, I see some interesting similarities to the 14th-century uprising.


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