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The power of plagues, Irwin W. Sherman

Label
The power of plagues
Title
The power of plagues
Statement of responsibility
Irwin W. Sherman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an examination of epidemic diseases within a historical context. This volume presents the science of plagues in an understandable and accessible manner, describing the nature and evolution of diseases and conveying their significance in shaping Western culture and civilization. Chapters present individual, independent plague stories complemented by relevant and historical illustrations. Contemporary and emerging diseases are comprehensively detailed
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Sherman, Irwin W
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643
LC item number
.S55 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WC 11.1
NLM item number
S553p 2006
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American Society for Microbiology
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  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemics
  • Diseases and history
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Disease Outbreaks
Label
The power of plagues, Irwin W. Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An ancient plague, the black death
  • 5.
  • A modern plague, AIDS
  • 6.
  • Typhus, a fever plague
  • 7.
  • Malaria, another fever plague
  • 8.
  • King cholera
  • 9.
  • Preface
  • Smallpox, the spotted plague
  • 10.
  • Preventing plagues
  • 11.
  • The plague protectors
  • 12.
  • The great pox syphilis
  • 13.
  • The people's plague : tuberculosis
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Leprosy, the striking hand of God
  • 15.
  • Six plagues of Africa
  • 16.
  • Plagues without germs
  • 17.
  • Plagues on order
  • Appendix : Cells and viruses
  • General works on disease and history
  • Notes
  • The nature of plagues
  • Index
  • 2.
  • Plagues, the price of being sedentary
  • 3.
  • Six plagues of antiquity
  • 4.
Control code
62302272
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 431 pages
Isbn
9781555813567
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005031975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781555813567
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The power of plagues, Irwin W. Sherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An ancient plague, the black death
  • 5.
  • A modern plague, AIDS
  • 6.
  • Typhus, a fever plague
  • 7.
  • Malaria, another fever plague
  • 8.
  • King cholera
  • 9.
  • Preface
  • Smallpox, the spotted plague
  • 10.
  • Preventing plagues
  • 11.
  • The plague protectors
  • 12.
  • The great pox syphilis
  • 13.
  • The people's plague : tuberculosis
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Leprosy, the striking hand of God
  • 15.
  • Six plagues of Africa
  • 16.
  • Plagues without germs
  • 17.
  • Plagues on order
  • Appendix : Cells and viruses
  • General works on disease and history
  • Notes
  • The nature of plagues
  • Index
  • 2.
  • Plagues, the price of being sedentary
  • 3.
  • Six plagues of antiquity
  • 4.
Control code
62302272
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 431 pages
Isbn
9781555813567
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005031975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781555813567
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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