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Plagues and peoples

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1989, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the effects of disease on history.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill
ISBN: 0385121229 9780385121224 0844664928 9780844664927
OCLC Number: 20453728
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1976.
Description: x, 340 pages ; 21 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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An account of the effects of disease on history.

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