Rats, Lice and History: A Chronicle of Disease, Plagues, and Pestilence

Rats, Lice and History: A Chronicle of Disease, Plagues, and Pestilence

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by Hans Zinsser
     
 

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The classic chronicle of the impact disease and plagues have had on history and society over the past half-millennium. Intriguingly fascinating and entertaining reading for anyone who is interested in how society copes with catastrophe and pain. Relevant today in face of the worldwide medical calamity of AIDS. Continuously in print since its first publication in

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The classic chronicle of the impact disease and plagues have had on history and society over the past half-millennium. Intriguingly fascinating and entertaining reading for anyone who is interested in how society copes with catastrophe and pain. Relevant today in face of the worldwide medical calamity of AIDS. Continuously in print since its first publication in 1934, with over 75 printings.

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ISBN-13:
9781884822476
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/03/1996
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.16(d)

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