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Epidemic! the World of Infectious Disease (American Museum of Natural History)

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Book News Annotation:

Published in conjunction with the eponymously titled exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History (curated by DeSalle), this volume presents 40 short essays and case studies written for the general reader on the role of infectious disease in our world. The material is organized into six sections, each with an introductory essay by DeSalle, that cover evolution, ecology, and culture; exposure; infection; outbreaks; epidemics and pandemics; and preventative action.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"Epidemic!" explores the world of infectious diseases with essays by Nobel Prize-winning experts, profiles of scientists and researchers, and case studies. 60 photos, 22 illustrations.

Table of Contents

Evolution, ecology, and culture — Exposure — Infection — Outbreaks — Epidemics and pandemics — Action.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565845466
Subtitle:
The World of Infectious Diseases
Editor:
Desalle, Rob
Editor:
DeSalle, Rob
Author:
DeSalle, Rob
Author:
American Museum Of Natural History
Other:
American Museum Of Natural History
Publisher:
New Press, The
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
Epidemics
Subject:
Communicable diseases
Subject:
Pathology
Subject:
Infectious Diseases
Subject:
General science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
American Museum of Natural History
Publication Date:
19990901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
246
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in 19.5 lb

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