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Plagues and peoples

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-
Plagues and peoples.
Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1976
(OCoLC)606028170
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill
ISBN: 0385112564 9780385112567
OCLC Number: 2188917
Description: viii, 369 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Man the hunter --
Breakthrough to history --
Confluence of the civilized disease pools of Eurasia : 500 B.C. to A.D. 1200 --
The impact of the Mongol Empire on shifting disease balances, 1200-1500 --
Transoceanic exchanges, 1500-1700 --
The ecological impact of medical science and organization since 1700.
Responsibility: William H. McNeill.

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Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases.

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