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The greatest killer : smallpox in history ; with a new introduction

Author: Donald R Hopkins
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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In "The greatest killer" Donald R. Hopkins provides a historical account of smallpox beginning with its origins 10,000 years ago in Africa or Asia and tracing its spread through the ancient and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Hopkins
ISBN: 0226351661 9780226351667 0226351688 9780226351681
OCLC Number: 1015435674
Notes: "Originally published as Princes and peasants, 1983"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 380 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Princes and peasants : smallpox in history.
Responsibility: Donald R. Hopkins.

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"This book tells the terrible history of smallpox, a saga that has new relevance given the awful possibility that someone might unleash the disease once again. It is a superb book." - former Read more...

 
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