Twelve Diseases: That Changed Our World / Edition 1

Twelve Diseases: That Changed Our World / Edition 1

by Irwin W. Sherman
     
 

Covers the history of twelve important diseases and addresses public health responses and societal upheavals.See more details below

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555814663
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Legacy of Disease: Porphyria and Hemophilia

2. The Irish Potato Blight

3. Cholera

4. Smallpox: the Speckled Monster

5. Bubonic Plague

6. Syphilis: the Great Pox

7. Tuberculosis: the People’s Plague

8. Malaria

9. Yellow Fever: the Saffron Scourge

10. The Great Influenza

11. AIDS: the 21st Century Plague

Epilogue

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