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The Power of Plagues

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Author Irwin W. Sherman
ISBN 9781555813567
Pages 431
Condition Good
Format Hardback

A fascinating examination of epidemic diseases within a historical context. - Describes the nature and evolution of diseases. - Explains how scientists discovered the causes of infectious diseases and outlines how controls were developed. - Examines the interrelationship between plagues and culture and details the ways this shaped the traditions and institutions of Western civilization. - Highlights current epidemics such as AIDS, cholera, tuberculosis, influenza, West Nile virus, mad cow disease, and others. - Addresses the public's curiosity with outbreaks and diseases of public health concern.
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