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Encyclopedia of pestilence, pandemics, and plagues

Author: Joseph Patrick Byrne
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Athenian flu pandemic and the Black Death to AIDS, this set offers a sociocultural, historical, and medical look at infectious diseases and their place in human history from Neolithic times  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Patrick Byrne
ISBN: 9780313341014 031334101X 9780313341021 0313341028 9780313341038 0313341036
OCLC Number: 226357719
Description: 2 volumes (xxv, 872 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-M --
v. 2. N-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph P. Byrne ; foreword by Anthony S. Fauci.
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