The Fourth Horseman: a Short History of Epidemics, Plagues, Famine and Other Scourges
by Andrew Nikiforuk
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Format: Soft Cover
FINE First Edition, Uncorrected and unpublished proof in orange-yellow card covers. Pristine unmarked interiors, fine wraps, no creases, appears unread. 6" x 9", 181 pages, illustrated. The author advances an argument that the major diseases throughout history were caused by human misuse of the environment and the planet's resources. The book includes histories of malaria, leprosy, bubonic plague, smallpox, influenza, Aids, sphyillis, tuberculosis and the Irish potato fungus.