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Plague's Progress: A Social History Of Man And Disease

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The Black Death and smallpox are behind us, the age of antibiotics and organ transplants is here. Yet a tide of new epidemics is rising around the world; AIDS, Lyme disease and 'mad cow' disease are just a few of dozens that have appeared in recent decades. Where do these new diseases come from, and why now?

In this startling, lucid book, biohistorian Arno Karlen explains t
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Published August 17th 1995 by Orion
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An interesting a surprisingly entertaining account of epidemics aimed at a "civilian" audience (that is, not aimed at doctors).
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