Plagues and Epidemics Infected Spaces Past and Present

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Edition: 2010
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List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Alan C. Swedlund is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

D. Ann Herring is an associate professor, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
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Pressing Plagues: On the Mediated Communicability of Virtual Epidemics
On Creating Epidemics, Plagues, and Other Wartime Alarums and Excursions: Enumerating versus Estimating Civilian Mortality in Iraq
Avian Influenza and the Third Epidemiological Transition
Deconstructing an Epidemic: Cholera in Gibraltar
The End of a Plague? Tuberculosis in New Zealand
Epidemics and Time: Influenza and Tuberculosis during and after the 1918-1919 Pandemic
Everyday Mortality in the Time of Plague: Ordinary People in Massachusetts before and during the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
The Coming Plague of Avian Influenza
Past into Present: History and the Making of Knowledge about HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal People
Accounting for Epidemics: Mathematical Modeling and Anthropology
Social Inequalities and Dengue Transmission in Latin America
From Plague, an Epidemic Comes: Recounting Disease as Contamination and Configuration
Making Plagues Visible: Yellow Fever, Hookworm, and Chagas' Disease, 1900-1950
Metaphors of Malaria Eradication in Cold War Mexico
"Steady with Custom": Mediating HIV Prevention in the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Explaining Kuru: Three Ways to Think about an Epidemic
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