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When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS

Author: James Cross Giblin; David Frampton
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Young adult nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giblin, James.
When plague strikes.
New York : HarperCollins, ©1995
(OCoLC)603646791
Online version:
Giblin, James.
When plague strikes.
New York : HarperCollins, ©1995
(OCoLC)608608539
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cross Giblin; David Frampton
ISBN: 0060258543 9780060258542 0060258640 9780060258641
OCLC Number: 31516599
Description: xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Black death --
Out of the east --
Between two raging fires --
Looking for scapegoats --
Changed world --
Plague returns --
Smallpox --
Mysterious death of a pharaoh --
Smallpox conquers the new world --
Inoculation: Godsend or dangers --
Dr. Jenner's marvelous vaccine --
End of smallpox --
Mysterious new disease --
Frustrations and fears --
One mystery is solved --
Actor named Rock --
Normal happy teenager --
Losses and memorials --
No end in sight.
Responsibility: by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton.

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Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a fascinating read." School Library Journal.

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