World Epidemics by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
World Epidemics by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

World Epidemics

A Cultural Chronology of Disease from Prehistory to the Era of Zika
by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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In its expanded second edition, this chronology examines the effects of epidemic illness and death on human culture from 2700 bce to 2017. Entries summarize incidents of contagion across the globe, including symptoms, treatment, prevention and demographics, as well as biographical information on notable people who identified and battled disease. Entries feature citations from personal and public documents along with maps, charts comparing types of infection, and estimated populations affected by each epidemic.
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English

Publisher

Publication Date

Nov 28, 2017

Format

eBook

Number of Pages

1,009

ISBN

1476631069

ISBN-13

9781476631066