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Author Swiderski, Richard M.

Title Anthrax : a history / Richard M. Swiderski
Published Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, 2004


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Description vi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Three anthraxes -- Woolsorters and ragpickers -- Models -- Mailsorters -- Only some die -- Ancient anthraxes -- Morbus et pestis -- Charbon, Milzbrand, Koch and Pasteur -- Seeing anthrax -- The anthrax bombs -- Vaccine history -- The white powder -- Ground and air
Summary "This history of anthrax follows the development of our understanding of the disease, beginning in the 18th century, when science began breaking ground on the subject, until the present, when anthrax is feared more as an agent of biowarfare than as a health hazard harbored by the environment."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-255) and index
Subject Anthrax -- History.
Anthrax -- history.
LC no. 2004013462
ISBN 0786418915 paperback