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This volume traces the influence of disease on the civilizations, armies, and leaders that dominate history. They demonstrate that even the most powerful individuals and societies can be, and have been, fatally weakened by disease.

Synopsis:

Famine pestilence and war, often feeding on each other, have wrought havoc upon mankind since earliest times. Drawing upon little known evidence, the authors trace the influence of disease on the civilizations, the armies and the leaders that dominate history. Originally published in 1972 and fully revised and expanded, a new section covers smallpox, influenza, TB and AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780750923156
Author:
Cartwright, Frederick F.
Author:
Biddiss, Michael
Publisher:
Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd.
Location:
Stroud
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
Epidemics
Subject:
Diseases and history.
Subject:
World - General
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Series Volume:
ARTEP 63-002-30-MTP
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
viii, 230 p.
Dimensions:
9.54x6.42x.94 in. 1.03 lbs.

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Product details viii, 230 p. pages Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd. - English 9780750923156 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Famine pestilence and war, often feeding on each other, have wrought havoc upon mankind since earliest times. Drawing upon little known evidence, the authors trace the influence of disease on the civilizations, the armies and the leaders that dominate history. Originally published in 1972 and fully revised and expanded, a new section covers smallpox, influenza, TB and AIDS.
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