Encyclopedia Of Plague And PestilenceBook - 1995
Praise for the previous edition: ...factual, yet fascinating...Although it is a reference book, it may be read as history and geography of world diseases.-- Library Journal Although other reference sources discuss specific infectious diseases...none offers such a complete catalog of specific epidemics covering as long a time span. Recommended...-- ...the articles are informative, making this a useful ready-reference source.-- Journal ...a good source for high school and public libraries.-- A highly accessible comprehensive reference...-- News ...a worthy, significant, and welcome addition to the reference literature.-- of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences Tracing the history of infectious diseases from the Philistine plague of eleventh century B.C. to the recent Mad Cow disease scare
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, Inc., c1995.
Characteristics: 408 p. ;,29 cm.