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Encyclopedia of plague and pestilence : from ancient times to the present

Author: George C Kohn
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2008.
Series: Facts on File library of world history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 720 infectious diseases from the ancient Philistine plague of the eleventh century to the modern SARS and Bird Flu outbreaks; and provides details on when and where they began, how and why it happened, and how it was treated.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George C Kohn
ISBN: 1438129238 9781438129235
OCLC Number: 1037505753
Notes: Title from title frame.
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 529 pages (online resource)) : illustrations, maps
Series Title: Facts on File library of world history.
Other Titles: Plague and pestilence
Responsibility: George Childs Kohn, editor.

Abstract:

Presents a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 720 infectious diseases from the ancient Philistine plague of the eleventh century to the modern SARS and Bird Flu outbreaks; and provides details on when and where they began, how and why it happened, and how it was treated.

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