Plague, Pox and Pestilence

Plague, Pox and Pestilence : Disease in History

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Covering some of humankind's most notorious diseases, this book describes, with individual examples, the changing historical relationships between humans and their diseases, many of which they have helped to create. Contemporary illustrations show how the diseases were perceived in the past.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 16mm | 898.11g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 0753807122
  • 9780753807125

About Kenneth F. Kiple

Kenneth Kiple is the University Professor of History at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He is also the editor of numerous books and articles.show more

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