Plague's Progress: A Social History of Man and Disease

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Plague's Progress: A Social History of Man and Disease - Karlen, Arno
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A disturbing report of the current global crisis of new and resurgent diseases. This account investigates how and why diseases such as AIDS, Legionnaires' disease, Ebola, TB, and new forms of cholera and malaria occur. Karlen charts humanity's relationship with microbes, from the earliest hominids' probable encounters with bubonic plague, to the spread of infections through trade, conquest and empire, to the problems awaiting the human race in the near future. Using research from the fields of genetics, virology and ...

Plague's Progress: A Social History of Man and Disease 1995, Orion, London

ISBN-13: 9780575061354

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