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Author Smallman-Raynor, Matthew.

Title War epidemics : an historical geography of infectious diseases in military conflict and civil strife, 1850-2000 / M.R. Smallman-Raynor and A.D. Cliff
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 805 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford geographical and environmental studies
Oxford geographical and environmental studies.
Contents List of Figures and Plates; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Prologue; PART I: War and Disease; PART II: Temporal Trends; PART III: A Regional Pattern of War Epidemics; PART IV: Prospects; Epilogue; References; Index
Summary Written from the viewpoints of historical geography, epidemiology, and spatial analysis, this book examines in four parts the historical occurrence and geographical spread of infectious diseases in association with wars. Part I: War and Disease, surveys war-disease associations from early times to 1850. Part II: Temporal Trends studies time trends since 1850. Part III: A Regional Pattern of War Epidemics, examines grand themes in the war-disease complex. Part IV: Prospects, considers a series of war-related issues of epidemiological significance in the twenty-first century. - ;Down the ages, w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- History.
War -- Medical aspects -- History.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Cliff, A. D. (Andrew David)
LC no. 2004303138
ISBN 0191513458 (electronic bk.)
9780191513459 (electronic bk.)