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The power of plagues / Irwin W. Sherman.

Sherman, Irwin W. (Author).
Book Book (c2006.)
Description: ix, 431 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2006.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (Lower Level) RA643 .S55 2006 (Text to Phone) Available -
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 -

  • ISBN: 1555813569 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-419) and index.
Contents: 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.
Authors: American Society for Microbiology. (Added Author).
Citation: Sherman, Irwin W. "The power of plagues." Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, 2006.

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