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
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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 ...

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 Companion To World History

Author: Douglas Northrop
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118977513
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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 ...

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.

Science And Technology In World History

Author: James E. McClellan III
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801889391
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The new edition reorganizes its treatment of Greek science and significantly expands its coverage of industrial civilization and contemporary science and technology with new and revised chapters devoted to applied science, the sociology and ...

Paths Of Wickedness And Crime

Author: Mark Galeotti
ISBN: 1300097442
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Nonetheless, a time when, as the Sienese chronicler Agnolo di Tura put it, 'so
many have died that everyone believes it is the end of the world'27 leads to
turmoil all its own, again especially in the cities. Wealthy. 25 John Aberth,
Plagues in World History (2011), p. 37 29 John Najemy (ed), Italy in the Age of
the. 26 Paolo Malanima, 'The Long Decline of a Leading Economy: GDP in
Central and Northern Italy, 1300-1913,' European Review of Economic History,
15, 2 (2011), as well as ...

Viruses Plagues And History

Author: Michael B. A. Oldstone M.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199758494
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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.