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Power of Plagues / Edition 2

Power of Plagues / Edition 2

by Irwin W. Sherman
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    ISBN-13: 2901683670000
    Publisher: ASM Press
    Publication date: 06/01/2017
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 500
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Irwin W. Sherman, Professor Emeritus at the University of California (Riverside),
    is a Visiting Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Diego. His laboratory research centered on the biochemistry of malaria parasites and resulted in more than 150 scholarly papers. Dr. Sherman wrote
    Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World, also published by ASM Press, and several books that share his expertise in malaria prevention and treatment.

    Table of Contents

    1. The Nature of Plagues
    2. Plagues, the Price of Being Sedentary
    3. Six Plagues of Antiquity
    4. An Ancient Plague, the Black Death
    5. A Modern Plague, AIDS
    6. Typhus, A Fever Plague
    7. Malaria, Another Fever Plague
    8. "King Cholera"
    9. Smallpox, The Spotted Plague
    10. Preventing Plagues
    11. The Plague Protectors
    12. The Great Pox Syphilis
    13. The Peoples Plague: Tuberculosis
    14. Leprosy, the Striking Hand of God
    15. Six Plagues of Africa
    16. Plagues Without Germs
    17. Plagues On Order
    Appendix. Cells and Viruses

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