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Armies of pestilence : the impact of disease on history

Author: R S Bray
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2000. ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the principal epidemics in all countries from biblical times almost to the present, in each case discussing the origins of the outbreak, the symptons, the mortality rate, and the social and economic effects.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R S Bray
ISBN: 076071908X 9780760719084 0760719152 9780760719152
OCLC Number: 43929154
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xii, 258 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Early civilisations --
Rome --
Plague : Justinian's plague --
Plague : the Black Death --
Plague : the Bombay plague --
Malaria --
Yellow fever --
Smallpox --
Typhus --
Cholera --
Influenza.
Responsibility: R.S. Bray.

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Surveys the principal epidemics in all countries from biblical times almost to the present, in each case discussing the origins of the outbreak, the symptons, the mortality rate, and the social and economic effects.

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