Encyclopedia of pestilence, pandemics, and plagues (eBook, 2008) [University of Washington Libraries]
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Encyclopedia of pestilence, pandemics, and plagues

Encyclopedia of pestilence, pandemics, and plagues

Author: Joseph Patrick Byrne
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Athenian flu pandemic and the Black Death to AIDS, this set offers a sociocultural, historical, and medical look at infectious diseases and their place in human history from Neolithic times  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
encyclopedias
Encyclopedias
Lexikon
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Patrick Byrne
ISBN: 9780313341014 031334101X 9780313341021 0313341028 9780313341038 0313341036 9781573569590 1573569593
OCLC Number: 850127556
Awards: Winner of Editors' Choice, 2009 2010 (United States)
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: List of Entries Guide to Related Topics Foreword Preface Introduction The Encyclopedia Glossary Bibliography About the Editors and Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Joseph P. Byrne ; foreword by Anthony S. Fauci.
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"BOTTOM LINE: A useful resource, especially for those trying to learn about the cultural issues like news reporting on epidemic disease or societal reactions to leprosy, this well-written work would Read more...

 
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