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Infectious diseases : emergence and re-emergence : a geographical analysis

Author: A D Cliff
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford geographical and environmental studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a world geography of emerging diseases from antiquity to the present day. The last four decades of human history have seen the emergence of an unprecedented number of 'new' infectious  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A D Cliff
ISBN: 9780199244737 0199244731
OCLC Number: 303099010
Description: xxxiv, 763 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Early disease emergence : pre-1850 --
1. Introduction --
2. Disease emergence and re-emergence prior to 1850 --
pt. II. Processes of disease emergence : 1850-2006 --
3. The geographical matrix --
4. Disease changes : microbial and vector adaptation --
5. Technical changes : technology and industry --
6. Population changes : magnitude, mobility, and disease transfer --
7. Environmental changes : ecological modifications --
8. Disease amplifiers : wars and conflicts in the post-1945 era --
9. Temporal trends in disease emergence and re-emergence : world regions, 1850-2006 --
pt. III. The future for emergent disease control --
10. Spatial detection of (re- )emerging diseases --
11. Controlling re-emerging and newly emerging diseases.
Series Title: Oxford geographical and environmental studies.
Responsibility: by A.D. Cliff [and others].
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