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A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain

Author: Abigail Woods
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is regarded as one of the world's worst animal plagues. But how did this label become attached to a curable disease that poses little threat to human health? This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Woods
ISBN: 1844070808 9781844070800 1844070816 9781844070817
OCLC Number: 59262675
Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction * Foot and Mouth Disease in 19th-century Britain: From Everyday Ailment to Animal Plague * The Politics of Plague: Home Rule for Ireland, 1912-1923 * The Epidemics of 1922-1924 * Effects on the Anglo-Argentine Meat Trade, 1924-1939 * The Science, 1912-1958 * The 1951-1952 Vaccination Controversy * The 1967-1968 Epidemic * Foot and Mouth Disease, 2001 * Conclusion: Foot and Mouth Disease in Britain, 1839-2001 - Lessons Learned? * Notes * References * Index
Responsibility: Abigail Woods.

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One of the best books on foot and mouth disease'John Vidal, The Guardian'A delight to read.'Matthew Bayliss, Nature'Dr Abigail Woods has produced a book which should be on any countryman's reading Read more...

 
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