Disease : the extraordinary stories behind history's deadliest killers (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Disease : the extraordinary stories behind history's deadliest killers Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Disease : the extraordinary stories behind history's deadliest killers

Author: Mary J Dobson
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The compelling and sometimes frightening stories of 30 deadly diseases - and of humanity's efforts to combat them.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Popular works
Popular Work
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary J Dobson
ISBN: 9781847240149 1847240143 9781847243997 1847243991
OCLC Number: 233526848
Description: 255 pages : illustrations, portrait
Contents: Bacterial diseases. Plague ; Leprosy ; Syphilis ; Typhus ; Cholera ; Typhoid ; Tuberculosis ; Puerperal fever ; Encephalitic lethargica --
Parasitic diseases. Malaria ; African trypanosomiasis ; Chagas' disease ; Lymphatic filariasis ; Schistosomiasis ; Hookworm ; Onchocerciasis --
Viral diseases. Smallpox ; Measles ; Yellow fever ; Dengue fever ; Rabies ; Polio ; Influenza ; Ebola ; AIDS ; SARS --
Lifestyle diseases. Scurvy ; Kuru & CJD ; Cancer ; Heart disease.
Responsibility: Mary Dobson.

Abstract:

The story of disease and humanity's efforts to combat it  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is an amazing book...written in clear and concise chapters and free of scientific jargon...lively and easily understandable essays - Western Daily Press

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.