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Giblin, James Cross, Frampton, David

When Plague Strikes

The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS

€ 11.95

The author of The Truth About Unicorns narrates the stories of three major disease epidemics--the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS--that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of human history, detailing the social, political, and cultural repercussions of each. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Prologue: The Plague of Athens 1(10)
THE BLACK DEATH
Out of the East
11(10)
Between Two Raging Fires
21(9)
Looking for Scapegoats
30(11)
A Changed World
41(5)
The Plague Returns
46(11)
SMALLPOX
The Mysterious Death of a Pharaoh
57(10)
Smallpox Conquers the New World
67(11)
Inoculation: Godsend or Danger?
78(12)
Dr. Jenner`s Marvelous Vaccine
90(14)
The End of Smallpox?
104(13)
AIDS
A Mysterious New Disease
117(9)
Frustrations and Fears
126(12)
One Mystery Is Solved
138(15)
An Actor Named Rock
153(8)
``A Normal Happy Teenager``
161(10)
Losses and Memorials
171(6)
No End in Sight
177(12)
Afterword: The Enemy Is Alive and Well 189(8)
Source Notes and Bibliography 197(8)
Index 205
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
224 pagina's
Januari 1997
340 gram
229 x 152 x 13 mm
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