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Famine, pestilence and war, often feeding on each other, have wrought havoc upon mankind since earliest times. Not least of these is pestilence, and this fascinating and wide-ranging book explores the impact of disease on the great events in history. They demonstrate that even the most powerful individuals and societies can be and have been fatally weakened by disease. Plagues drained the strength of Ancient Athens and Rome. In the 14th century The Black Death devastated Europe signalling then end of feudalism and provoking ...

Disease & History 2004, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750935265

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Disease and History 1994, Dorset Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780880296908

New edition


Disease and History, 1972, Crowell, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780690241167

Unknown binding

Disease and History 1972, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780246105370