Our Debt to Disease: Cultural and Genetic Consequences of Epidemic Infectious Diseases by David P. Clark

Our Debt to Disease: Cultural and Genetic Consequences of Epidemic Infectious Diseases

byDavid P. Clark

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This Element is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today (9780137019960) by David P. Clark. Available in print and digital formats.

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Is there a “good” side to epidemics? It all depends on how you look at it…

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The way epidemics have intervened in history shows that disease is not uniformly negative. An epidemic’s long-term outcome may be quite complex. Whether we regard any particular outcome as “good” or “bad” depends partly on whose side we are on and partly on the relative weight we give to short-term versus long-term effects.

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Title:Our Debt to Disease: Cultural and Genetic Consequences of Epidemic Infectious DiseasesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 31, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131388363

ISBN - 13:9780131388369

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