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Death in a small package : a short history of anthrax

Author: Susan D Jones
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2010.
Series: Johns Hopkins biographies of disease
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Jones compellingly narrates the biography of this frightfully hardy disease from the ancient world through the present day.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan D Jones
ISBN: 0801896967 9780801896965
OCLC Number: 705936046
Description: XVIII, 329 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Foreword, by Charles E. RosenbergPrefaceIntroduction1. Infectivity and Fear: Charbon and the Cursed Fields2. Availability: Understanding the Germ of Anthrax3. Transmission: Anthrax Enters the Factory4. Casualty Effectiveness: War andAnthrax5. Resistance: Anthrax, the Modern Laboratory, and the Environment6. Detection and Verification: The Weapon and the DiseaseEpilogue: Stories about AnthraxAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Series Title: Johns Hopkins biographies of disease
Responsibility: Susan D. Jones.
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An excellent resource for understanding the history of anthrax and its relationship to humans... Highly recommended. Choice 2011

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