Epidemics and History: Disease, Power and Imperialism

Paperback | November 10, 1999

bySheldon Watts

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This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity -- plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria -- over the last six centuries. It will become the standard account of the way diseases arising through chance, through reckless environmental change engineered by man, or through a combination of each were interpreted in Western Europe and in the colonized world.

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This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity -- plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria -- over the last six centuries. It will become the standard account of the way diseases arising through chance, through reckless environmental change engineered by man, or thro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:November 10, 1999Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300080875

ISBN - 13:9780300080872

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