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Author Snowden, Frank M. (Frank Martin), 1946- author.
Title Epidemics and society : from the Black Death to the present / Frank M. Snowden.
Publisher New Haven : Yale University Press, [2019]



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Contents Introduction -- Humoral medicine : the legacy of Hippocrates and Galen -- Overview of the three plague pandemics : 541 to ca. 1950 -- Plague as a disease -- Responses to plague -- Smallpox before Edward Jenner -- The historical impact of smallpox -- War and disease : Napoleon, yellow fever, and the Haitian Revolution -- War and disease : Napoleon, dysentery, and typhus in Russia, 1812 -- The Paris School of Medicine -- The sanitary movement -- The germ theory of disease -- Cholera -- Tuberculosis in the romantic era of consumption -- Tuberculosis in the unromantic era of contagion -- The third plague pandemic : Hong Kong and Bombay -- Malaria and Sardinia : uses and abuses of history -- Polio and the problem of eradication -- HIV/AIDS : an introduction and the case of South Africa -- HIV/AIDS : the experience of the United States -- Emerging and reemerging diseases -- Dress rehearsals for the twenty-first century : SARS and Ebola.
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ISBN 9780300249149 (electronic book)
0300249144 (electronic book)
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Author Snowden, Frank M. (Frank Martin), 1946- author.
Series The Open Yale courses series
Open Yale courses series.
Subject Epidemics -- History.
Epidemics -- Social aspects.
Communicable diseases -- History.
Communicable diseases -- Social aspects.
Descript 1 online resource (599 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction -- Humoral medicine : the legacy of Hippocrates and Galen -- Overview of the three plague pandemics : 541 to ca. 1950 -- Plague as a disease -- Responses to plague -- Smallpox before Edward Jenner -- The historical impact of smallpox -- War and disease : Napoleon, yellow fever, and the Haitian Revolution -- War and disease : Napoleon, dysentery, and typhus in Russia, 1812 -- The Paris School of Medicine -- The sanitary movement -- The germ theory of disease -- Cholera -- Tuberculosis in the romantic era of consumption -- Tuberculosis in the unromantic era of contagion -- The third plague pandemic : Hong Kong and Bombay -- Malaria and Sardinia : uses and abuses of history -- Polio and the problem of eradication -- HIV/AIDS : an introduction and the case of South Africa -- HIV/AIDS : the experience of the United States -- Emerging and reemerging diseases -- Dress rehearsals for the twenty-first century : SARS and Ebola.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780300249149 (electronic book)
0300249144 (electronic book)
Author Snowden, Frank M. (Frank Martin), 1946- author.
Series The Open Yale courses series
Open Yale courses series.
Subject Epidemics -- History.
Epidemics -- Social aspects.
Communicable diseases -- History.
Communicable diseases -- Social aspects.

Subject Epidemics -- History.
Epidemics -- Social aspects.
Communicable diseases -- History.
Communicable diseases -- Social aspects.
Descript 1 online resource (599 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction -- Humoral medicine : the legacy of Hippocrates and Galen -- Overview of the three plague pandemics : 541 to ca. 1950 -- Plague as a disease -- Responses to plague -- Smallpox before Edward Jenner -- The historical impact of smallpox -- War and disease : Napoleon, yellow fever, and the Haitian Revolution -- War and disease : Napoleon, dysentery, and typhus in Russia, 1812 -- The Paris School of Medicine -- The sanitary movement -- The germ theory of disease -- Cholera -- Tuberculosis in the romantic era of consumption -- Tuberculosis in the unromantic era of contagion -- The third plague pandemic : Hong Kong and Bombay -- Malaria and Sardinia : uses and abuses of history -- Polio and the problem of eradication -- HIV/AIDS : an introduction and the case of South Africa -- HIV/AIDS : the experience of the United States -- Emerging and reemerging diseases -- Dress rehearsals for the twenty-first century : SARS and Ebola.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780300249149 (electronic book)
0300249144 (electronic book)

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