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Twelve diseases that changed our world / Irwin W. Sherman.

Sherman, Irwin W. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781555814663 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1555814662 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: ix, 219 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2007.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) RA649 .S44 2007 (Text to phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks RA 649 .S44 2007 (Text to phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-205) and index.
Contents Note: Preface -- 1. The legacy of disease : porphyria and hemophilia -- 2. The Irish potato blight -- 3. Cholera -- 4. Smallpox : the speckled monster -- 5. Bubonic plague -- 6. Syphilis : the great pox -- 7. Tuberculosis : the people's plague -- 8. Malaria -- 9. Yellow fever : the saffron scourge -- 10. The great influenza -- 11. AIDS : the 21st century plague -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index.
Subject: Epidemics > History.
Diseases and history.

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