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Invisible Armies: The Impact of Disease on American History

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Hardcover, 239 pages
Published October 1st 1980 by Bobbs-Merrill
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Daniel Mason-D'croz
Feb 14, 2013 rated it liked it
By now, we take for granted that disease was important, but the categorical way that Simpson documents hundreds of moments where disease played a deciding role in critical outcomes was shocking. Many of the stories were already familiar to me, but having all of them stringed together in a single 500 year narrative lends an impressive weight to the effects of micro-organisms in the development of the modern world.

This book isn't the newest, having been published in 1980. So some of the novelty o
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