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The power of plagues / Irwin W. Sherman.

Sherman, Irwin W. (Author).
  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 1555813569 (alk. paper)
  • Description: ix, 431 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2006.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) RA643 .S55 2006 (Text to Phone) Offline -
Endicott College General Collection RA 643 .S55 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gordon College Stack Level 5 RA 643 .S55 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 3 614.4 SH32P (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-419) and index.
Contents Note: The nature of plagues -- Plagues, the price of being sedentary -- Six plagues of antiquity -- An ancient plague, the black death -- A modern plague, AIDS -- Typhus, a fever plague -- Malaria, another fever plague -- King cholera -- Smallpox, the spotted plague -- Preventing plagues -- The plague protectors -- The great pox syphilis -- The people's plague: tuberculosis -- Leprosy, the striking hand of God -- Six plagues of Africa -- Plagues without germs -- Plagues on order.
Subject: Communicable diseases > History.
Epidemics > History.
Diseases and history.
American Society for Microbiology. (Added Author).


Sherman, Irwin W. "The power of plagues." Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, 2006.

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