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Plagues and peoples

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-
Plagues and peoples.
Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1976
(DLC) 76002798
(OCoLC)2188917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill
ISBN: 9780307773661 0307773663
OCLC Number: 681405740
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 369 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Man the hunter. --2. Breakthrough to history. --3. Confluence of the civilized disease pools of Eurasia: 500 B.C. to A.D. 1200. --4. The impact of the Mongol Empire on shifting disease balances, 1200-1500. --5. Transoceanic exchanges, 1500-1700. --6. The ecological impact of medical science and organization since 1700.
Responsibility: William H. McNeill.
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Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases.

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