Samuel K., Jr. Cohn, Death and Property in Siena 1205-1800: Strategies for the Afterlife (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988), ch 5 ‘High Culture’
Samuel K., Jr. Cohn, The Cult of Remembrance and the Black Death: Six Renaissance Cities in Central Italy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992), xiv+429 pp. (reprinted in paperback, 1997), any chapter (perhaps 4, the structure of piety; or 7 painting)
Samuel K., Jr. Cohn, The Black Death Transformed: Disease and Culture in Early Renaissance Europe (London: Edward Arnold, May, 2002 in the UK and Oxford University Press, in the US), xii+318 pp. ISBN 0 340 70646 5 (Hb); ISBN 0 349 70647 3 (Pb), ch. 9 ‘Culture and psychology’
Samuel K., Jr. Cohn, Lust for Liberty: The Politics of Social Revolt in Medieval Europe, 1200-1425 (Cambridge, Ma., Harvard University Press, 2006). ISBN 0-674-02162-2; x+376 pp., ch. 10 ‘A new Appetite for Liberty’
David Herlihy and Samuel K., Jr. Cohn, The Black Death and the Transformation of the West (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press, 1997), x+122 pp.
Ole J Benedictow, The Black Death 1346-1353: The Complete History (Woodbridge, 2004) 0-85115-943-5
William Naphy and Andrew Spicer, The Black Death: A History of Plagues 1345-1730 (Stroud, 2001) 0-75242-308-8
Philip Ziegler, The Black Death (Harmondsworth, 1970) 0-14021-189-6
Translated Sources in:
The Black Death, edited and translated by Rosemary Horrox, (Manchester, 1994) 0-71903-497-3 and paperback edition 0-71903-498-1
P. Ariès, The Hour of Our Death, trans. H. Weaver, (New York, 1981)
Standard reference point for theories of death culture and individuality
J. Huizinga, The Waning of the Middle Ages (1924) (Harmondsworth, 1976)
J. R. Banker, Death in the Community: Memorialization and Confraternities in an Italian Commune in the Late Middle Ages (Athens, Georgia, 1989)
M. Meiss, Painting in Florence and Siena after the Black Death (Princeton, 1951)
H. W. Van Os, "The Black Death and Sienese Painting: a problem of interpretation", Art History 4/3 (1981), pp. 237-49.
P. Binski, Medieval Death, Ritual and Representation (British Museum Press, 1996, repr. 2001)
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