Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present
Frank M. Snowden (Author)
DescriptionThis sweeping, multidisciplinary exploration of the major epidemics since the Black Death reveals the impact of diseases ranging from bubonic plague to Ebola on both medical and social history and examines the contemporary question of our preparedness against the next generation of diseases.
Yale University Press
May 01, 2020
6.1 X 1.7 X 9.1 inches | 1.85 pounds
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About the Author
Frank M. Snowden is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor Emeritus of History and History of Medicine at Yale University. His previous books include The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962 and Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884-1911.