Plagues In World History

Author: John Aberth
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442207967
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Plagues in World History provides a concise, comparative world history of catastrophic infectious diseases, including plague, smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, influenza, and AIDS.

Spores Plagues And History

Author: Chris Holmes
Publisher: Chris Holmes
ISBN: 9781930754454
Size: 67.18 MB
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Spores, Plagues and History follows the trail of anthrax from prebibical times to the present. A highly readable, authoritative perspective of the role infectious agents have played in world history.

Plagues And Peoples

Author: William McNeill
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307773663
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Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extraordinary impact--political, demographic, ecological, and ...

Outbreak Plagues That Changed History

Author: Bryn Barnard
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307489256
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Filled with fascinating, often gory details about disease and history, Outbreak! is a wonderful combination of science and history. From the Hardcover edition.

Man And Microbes

Author: Arno Karlen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684822709
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A noted medical historian places recent outbreaks of deadly diseases in historical perspective, with accounts of other alarming and recurring diseases throughout history and of the ways in which humans have adapted.

A Companion To World History

Author: Douglas Northrop
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118977513
Size: 76.33 MB
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The echoes of such past disasters still reverberate in current fears of the global
spread of new or previously geographically isolated microbes (W.H. McNeill
1976; Garrett 1994).1 Recognition that these disasters resulted from
transcontinental disease importation played a key role in the evolution of world
history as a discipline. Seminal works, such as William McNeill's Plagues and
Peoples, Alfred Crosby's The Columbian Exchange, and Jared Diamond's Guns,
Germs, and Steel not ...

Encyclopedia Of The Black Death

Author: Joseph P. Byrne Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598842544
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... and Moscow (1770–1772). Plague continued to circulate among
Mediterranean Ottoman ports until the late 1830s, kept at bay by European
cordons sanitaires and quarantines. See also: Black Death (1347–1352);
Demographic and Economic Effects of Plague: the Islamic World; End of Second
Plague Pandemic: Theories; Plague in Europe 1360–1500; Plague in Europe
1500–1725. References Aberth, John. Plagues in World History. New York:
Rowman and Littlefield, 2011.

A Disastrous History Of The World

Author: John Withington
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748117504
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Or does it? John Withington's disturbing yet fascinating new book describes the worst things that have happened on Earth from the dawn of man to the present day.

Encyclopedia Of Plague And Pestilence

Author: George C. Kohn
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438129238
Size: 61.87 MB
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Tracing the history of infectious diseases from the Philistine plague of 11th century BCE to recent SARS and avian flu scares, this volume provides descriptions of more than 700 epidemics, listed alphabetically by location of the outbreak.

The Divine Programme Of The World S History

Author: Henry Grattan Guinness
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The cattle plague broke out in December, or at the latest in January. It was
thoroughly Egyptian both in season and in character. The exemption of the
Israelites was probably attributed by Pharaoh to natural causes ; but the care
then bestowed by the Israelites upon their cattle, the separation from all sources
of contagion, must have materially advanced their preparation for departure. "
Then came the plagues of boils, severe but ineffectual, serving however to make
the Egyptians ...