With the rise of newly emerging viruses like Ebola, HIV, Mad Cow Disease, and the like, historian William H. McNeill's landmark book on how infectious disease has impacted and even altered the course of human history is now more relevant than ever. Reissued with a new introduction and a chapter discussing the influence of AIDS on contemporary times, Plagues and Peoples explores the political, demographic, and psychological effects of disease on the human race over the entire sweep of human history, from prehistory to the ...

Plagues and Peoples 1977, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385121224

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Plagues and Peoples 1977, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780631178804

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Plagues and peoples 1976, Anchor Press, Garden City, N.Y.

ISBN-13: 9780385112567

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