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Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World
by Irwin W. Sherman


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Covers the history of twelve important diseases and addresses public health responses and societal upheavals.

  • Chronicles the ways disease outbreaks shaped traditions and institutions of Western civilization.
  • Explains the effects, causes, and outcomes from past epidemics.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Covers the history of twelve important diseases and addresses public health responses and societal upheavals.

  • Chronicles the ways disease outbreaks shaped traditions and institutions of Western civilization.
  • Explains the effects, causes, and outcomes from past epidemics.
  • Describes a dozen diseases to show how disease control either was achieved or failed.
  • Makes clear the interrelationship between diseases and history.
  • Presents material in a compelling, clear, and jargon-free prose for a wide audience.
  • Provides a picture of the best practices for dealing with disease outbreaks.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781555814663
  • ISBN-10: 1555814662
  • Publisher: ASM Press
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 219
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds


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Books > Medical > History
Books > Medical > Epidemiology
Books > Medical > Diseases

 
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