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Author McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-2016.

Title Plagues and peoples / William H. McNeill
Edition First edition
Published Garden City, NY : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1976


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Description viii, 369 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents Man the hunter -- Breakthrough to history -- Confluence of the civilized disease pools of Eurasia : 500 B.C. to A.D. 1200 -- The impact of the Mongol Empire on shifting disease balances, 1200-1500 -- Transoceanic exchanges, 1500-1700 -- The ecological impact of medical science and organization since 1700
Summary Covers the historical impact of bubonic plague (including the Black Death), cholera, malaria, smallpox, and other diseases
Notes Also published: Harmondsworth, Eng., Penguin, 1979
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civilization -- History.
Epidemics -- History.
Civilization -- History.
Epidemics -- History.
Civilization -- history.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
LC no. 76002798
ISBN 0385112564