The power of plagues
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.
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Review: The Power of PlaguesUser Review - Krystle - Goodreads
Great historical context about the evoution of epidemics and disease origins Read full review
Review: The Power of PlaguesUser Review - Chungys - Goodreads
A great book that takes the reader through a number of plagues that have changed the course of human society. I especially enjoyed the historical aspects of the plagues and how they affected human civilization. Read full review