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Emerging pathogens : the archaeology, ecology, and evolution of infectious disease / edited by Charles L. Greenblatt, Mark Spigelman.

Greenblatt, Charles L. (Added Author). Spigelman, Mark. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 0198509006 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0198509014 (pbk.)
  • Description: xiv, 250 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press,

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Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) R134.8 .E46 2003 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-246) and index.
Contents Note: PART I: -- An overview: how infection began and became disease / C.L. Greenblatt -- Earth history, disease, and the evolution of primates / L.D. Martin -- Bacterial symbionts of protozoa in aqueous environments - potential pathogens? / H.-D. Görtz, R. Michel -- The microbiology of amber: a story of persistence / R.J. Cano -- Evolution of arthropod disease vectors / W.C. Black IV -- PART II: -- The emergence and co-evolution of human pathogens / J. Baum, G. Kahila Bar-Gal -- The state and future of paleoepidemiology / M.N. Cohen, G. Crane-Kramer -- Anthropological perspectives on the study of ancient disease / D.H. Ubelaker -- Infectious processes around the dawn of civilization / B. Rothschild -- Evolution and ancient diseases: the roles of genes, germs, and transmission modes / P.W. Ewald -- PART III: -- The molecular taphonomy of ancient biological molecules and biomarkers of disease / C.D. Matheson, D. Brian -- Ancient DNA can identify disease elements / B. Herrmann, S. Hummel -- Epidemiology of infectious diseases in the past: Yersin, Koch, and the skeletons / O. Dutour ... [et al.] -- The archaeology of enteric infection: Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio, and diarrheagenic Escherichia coli / J.P. Nataro ... [et al.] -- Palaeobacteriology with special reference to pathogenic mycobacteria / M. Spigelman, H.D. Donoghue -- Archaevirology: characterization of the 1918 'Spanish' influenza pandemic virus / J.K. Taubenberger, A.H. Reid
Subject: Paleopathology.
Epidemiology.
Microorganisms > Evolution.
Communicable diseases.