Book ID: CBB620282492

The plague cycle : The unending war between humanity and infectious disease (2021)


Charles Kenny (Author)


Publication Date: 2021
Physical Details: 304
Language: English

This history of mankind's battles against infectious diseases looks at how epidemics shaped empires and economies and how medical revolutions freed us from these cycles until new threats caused by changes in global trade and climate.

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Review Karl Rodabaugh (2022) Review of "The plague cycle : The unending war between humanity and infectious disease". Environmental History (pp. 158-162). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Gaudillière, Jean-Paul
Löwy, Illana
Shah, Nayan
Mendelsohn, J. Andrew
Brown, JoAnne
Creager, Angela N. H.
Medical History
Scientia Canadensis: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Past and Present
Mefisto: Rivista di medicina, filosofia, storia
University of California Press
W. W. Norton & Co.
University of Manitoba Press
Harvard University Press
Communicable diseases
Public health
Disease and diseases
Snow, John
Time Periods
19th century
21st century
20th century, early
20th century
20th century, late
18th century
United States
California (U.S.)
Prussia (Germany)
North America
Toronto (Ontario)
World Health Organization (WHO)

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