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Author Glynn, Ian, author

Title The life and death of smallpox / Ian and Jenifer Glynn
Published London : Profile Books, 2004
©2004

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Description x, 278 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents 1. 'The most terrible of all the ministers of death' -- 2. From myths to mummies -- 3. Coming into focus: AD 0 to 1500 -- 4. Smallpox in the age of discoveries: 1500-1700 -- 5. News from the East -- 6. Kicking against the pricks -- 7. The heyday of inoculation -- 8. From cuckoos to cowpox -- 9. The world-wide spread - 10. Confusion and compulsion -- 11. A hundred years on -- 12. 'Bring hither the fatted calf' -- 13. Sorting out the viruses -- 14. Eradication: the beginning of the end -- 15. 'Annihilation of the smallpox' -- 16. 'And out of good still to find means of evil'
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Smallpox -- History.
Author Glynn, Jenifer, author
LC no. 00002617
ISBN 1861976089