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Malaria and Rome : a history of malaria in ancient Italy

Author: Robert Sallares
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. 2009View all editions and formats
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Malaria and Rome explores the evolution and ecology of malaria, its medical and demographic effects on human populations in antiquity, its social and economic effects, the human responses to it, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sallares
ISBN: 9780199248506 0199248508
OCLC Number: 634541053
Description: XV, 341 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Types of malaria ; 3. Evolution and prehistory of malaria ; 4. The ecology of malaria in Italy ; 5. The demography of malaria ; 6. The Pontine Marshes ; 7. Tuscany ; 8. The city of Rome ; 9. The Roman Campagna ; 10. Apulia ; 11. Geographical contrasts and demographic variation
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This book is beautifully written, the photographs intelligently chosen, and the list of references comprehensive. I found it fascinating and instructive reading. * Annals of Tropical Medicine and Read more...

 
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