Plagues and Peoples

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Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1976 - History - 369 pages
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Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases.

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User Review  - Gold_Gato - LibraryThing

Civilized diseases. This is the book that first alerted me to the way some germs and viruses have altered human history, much as pigeons have become a part of our daily environment. As we have ... Read full review

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User Review  - fundevogel - LibraryThing

Well it's been nearly a month since I finished this so it's probably time. This book, written in the 70's, is a pretty academic look at the historical relationship between humans and disease ... Read full review

Contents

Man the Hunter
15
Breakthrough to History
35
Confluence of the Civilized Disease
77
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