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When Plague Strikes : The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS
by James Cross Giblin and David Frampton


Overview - Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history—the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS—chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history—the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS—chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780064461955
  • ISBN-10: 0064461955
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: May 1997
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Health & Daily Living - Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - General

 
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