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Plagues and peoples / William H. McNeill.

Author/Creator:
McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-2016 author.
Publication:
New York [New York] : Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (365 pages) : 1 map.
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Subjects:
Epidemics -- History.
Epidemics -- Social aspects.
Civilization -- History.
Diseases and history.
Medical subjects:
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Civilization -- history.
Communicable Diseases -- history.
Contents:
Introduction
Man the hunter
Breakthrough to history
Confluence of the civilized disease pools of Eurasia : 500 B.C. to A.D. 1200
The impact of the Mongol Empire on shifting disease balances, 1200-1500
Transoceanic exchanges, 1500-1700
The ecological impact of medical science and organization since 1700
Appendix. Epidemics in China / a check list compiled by Joseph H. Cha, professor for Far East history, Quincy College.
Notes:
"Anchor Book editions, 1977, 1989, 1998"--Title page verso.
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1977"--Title page verso. Date is incorrect; originally published in 1976.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-353) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Online version: McNeill, William Hardy, 1917- Plagues and peoples.
ISBN:
9780307773661 (electronic bk.)
0307773663 (electronic bk.)
9780385121224
0385121229
Publisher Number:
99984920267
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Restricted for use by site license.