Epidemics And History

Author: Sheldon J. Watts
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300080872
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This book will become the standard account of the way disease has transformed societies and of how the structuring of society, politics, the economy and the medical profession has shaped the spread and containment of epidemics.

Epidemics And History

Author: Sheldon J. Watts
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ISBN: 9780300070156
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This book will become the standard account of the way disease has transformed societies and of how the structuring of society, politics, the economy and the medical profession has shaped the spread and containment of epidemics.

Poisons Of The Past

Author: Mary Allerton Kilbourne Matossian
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300051216
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In this pathbreaking book, historian Mary Kilbourne Matossian argues that epidemics, sporadic outbursts of bizarre behavior, and low fertility and high death rates from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries may have been caused by food ...

Epidemics And Pandemics

Author: J. N. Hays
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851096582
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This book is a comprehensive examination of 50 epidemics, from ancient Greece to the present.

The Burdens Of Disease

Author: J. N. Hays
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813548179
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This revised edition of The Burdens of Disease also studies the victims of epidemics, paying close attention to the relationships among poverty, power, and disease.

Viruses Plagues And History

Author: Michael B. A. Oldstone M.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199754845
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Michael Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented humanity, focusing mostly on the most famous viruses. Oldstone begins with smallpox, polio, and measles.

Epidemics And Ideas

Author: Terence Ranger
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521558310
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The chapters in this book, by acknowledged experts in the history of their periods, look at the ways in which the great epidemic diseases of the past--from classical Athens to the present day--have shaped not only our views of medicine and ...

Explaining Epidemics

Author: Charles E. Rosenberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521395694
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Collection of author's essays previously published individually

Epidemics And Plagues

Author: Richard Walker
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442059955
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Discusses the spread of infectious diseases and their impact on human populations, from the Black Death in medieval Europe to such modern diseases as AIDS and West Nile virus, as well as efforts to stop the spread of these diseases.