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ISBN13: 9780789462961
ISBN10: 0789462966
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Discover the battle against epidemics — from the Black Death and smallpox to the modern superbug. For as along as people have lived together in communities, infectious disease has been a part of everyday life. The fascinating story of disease-causing microbes, bacteria, and viruses crosses every area of human existence — from medicine, social history, and geography to art and natural history. This unique guide takes you on a compelling journey through time and into the future — from the plagues of the Ancient Egyptians to the laboratories of the twenty-first century. Stunning, three-dimensional models of disease-causing agents and superb electron-microscope images reveal this microscopic and dramatic world in incredible detail. Written by science and medical expert Brian Ward and produced in association with The American Museum of Natural History, Epidemic is one of the few in-depth explorations of this extraordinary subject for the ordinary reader.

Synopsis:

Eyewitness Books, the books that show what other books only tell, add four new and exciting titles to the ever-popular series. Now available online as well as in book form, Eyewitness Books comprise a huge multivolume encyclopedia. Each volume integrates words and pictures to enable children at different reading levels to access information on science, the arts, history, geography, sports, and much more. Detailed annotations and lavish illustrations make these titles an unparalleled reference tool.<P>From the devastating effects that disease has had on people around the world to the search and discovery of miraculous cures, in association with the American Museum of Natural History this Eyewitness book is filled with spectacular photographs and gripping text.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789462961
Author:
Ward, Brian
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Author:
Ward, Brian
Subject:
History
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Medicine
Subject:
Epidemics
Subject:
Science & Technology - History
Subject:
Technology -- History.
Subject:
Children's Reference
Subject:
Technology - Medicine
Subject:
Health - Diseases
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Epidemics -- History.
Subject:
Medicine -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Hardcover Original Titles
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
August 2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.57x8.56x.41 in. 1.14 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Eyewitness Books, the books that show what other books only tell, add four new and exciting titles to the ever-popular series. Now available online as well as in book form, Eyewitness Books comprise a huge multivolume encyclopedia. Each volume integrates words and pictures to enable children at different reading levels to access information on science, the arts, history, geography, sports, and much more. Detailed annotations and lavish illustrations make these titles an unparalleled reference tool.<P>From the devastating effects that disease has had on people around the world to the search and discovery of miraculous cures, in association with the American Museum of Natural History this Eyewitness book is filled with spectacular photographs and gripping text.
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