The Black Death: A Personal History

John Hatcher Black Death

The Black Death: A Personal History

Lecture by John Hatcher

Filmed at Stanford University in July 2009

John Hatcher Black DeathJohn Hatcher, Cambridge University history professor and 2009 Stanford Humanities Center Fellow, shares the challenges of writing and researching his book The Black Death: A Personal History. He talks about the way in which he combines history and non-ficitional writing to describe a single location during The Black Death.

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