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A Short History of Disease

A Short History of Disease

Plagues, Poxes and Civilisations

By Sean Martin

Paperback | ISBN 9781843444190

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Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sean Martin's A Short History of Disease chronicles the historical and geographical evolution of infectious and non-infectious diseases, from their prehistoric origins to the present day, offering a comprehensive, accessible guide to ailments and the medical methods used to combat them. Analysing case studies including the Black Death, Spanish Flu, cholera, leprosy, syphilis, cancer and Ebola, Martin systematically maps the development of trends and the latest research on disease into a concise and enlightening timeline. A Short History of Disease offers a fascinating and compelling insight into a popular area of social history, providing an easy-to-read introduction to all you need to know about disease and the ongoing quest to protect human health.


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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781843444190
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Publisher: Oldcastle Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Width (mm): 129
Height (mm): 198
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