Burdens of Disease Epidemics and Human Response in Western History

ISBN-10: 0813546133

ISBN-13: 9780813546131

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: J. N. Hays

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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

List of Tables
The Western Inheritance: Greek and Roman Ideas about Disease
Medieval Diseases and Responses
The Great Plague Pandemic
New Diseases and Transatlantic Exchanges
Continuity and Change: Magic, Religion, Medicine, and Science, 500-1700
Disease and the Enlightenment
Cholera and Sanitation
Tuberculosis and Poverty
Disease, Medicine, and Western Imperialism
The Scientific View of Disease and the Triumph of Professional Medicine
The Apparent End of Epidemics
Disease and Power
Suggestions for Further Reading
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