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Epidemics and pandemics : their impacts on human history / J. N. Hays.

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Author/Creator:
Hays, J. N., 1938-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2005
Imprint:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 513 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Preface
  • Epidemic in Athens, 430-427 B.C.E.
  • Malaria in ancient Rome
  • Plague of the Antonines
  • First plague pandemic, 541-747
  • Smallpox epidemic in Japan, 735-737
  • Leprosy in medieval Europe
  • Second plague pandemic, 1346-1844
  • "French disease" in sixteenth-century Europe
  • Epidemics in sixteenth-century America
  • Epidemics and the thirty years' war, 1618-1648
  • Plague in Italian cities, 1630s
  • Epidemics in China, 1640-1644
  • Plague in London, 1665
  • Smallpox in Iceland, 1707-1709
  • Plague in Marseilles, 1720-1722
  • Smallpox in Boston, 1721
  • Smallpox in eighteenth-century Europe
  • Plague in Moscow, 1771
  • Influenza pandemic, 1781-1782
  • Yellow fever in Hispaniola, 1793-1804
  • Yellow fever in Philadelphia, 1793
  • First cholera pandemic, 1817-1824
  • Consumption in the nineteenth century
  • Second cholera pandemic, 1827-1835
  • Third cholera pandemic, 1839-1856
  • "Fevers" and the great famine in Ireland, 1846-1850
  • Typhoid fever in cities, 1850-1920
  • Yellow fever in New Orleans, 1853
  • Fourth cholera pandemic, 1863-1875
  • Carrion's disease in Peru, 1870-1871
  • Smallpox in Europe, 1870-1875
  • Measles in Fiji, 1875
  • Fifth cholera pandemic, 1881-1896
  • Influenza pandemic, 1889-1890
  • Cholera epidemic in Hamburg, 1892
  • Third plague pandemic, 1894-?
  • Sixth cholera pandemic, 1899-1923
  • Sleeping sickness in east central Africa, 1900-1905
  • Typhoid Mary's "epidemics"
  • Cholera epidemic in Naples, 1910-1911
  • Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1916
  • Influenza pandemic, 1918-1919
  • Lung cancer in the United States, mid-twentieth century
  • Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1945-1955
  • Seventh cholera pandemic, 1961-present
  • Aids in the United States, 1980s
  • Contemporary aids pandemic
  • The mad cow crisis and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, 1985-present
  • Contemporary malaria
  • Contemporary tuberculosis
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary.
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ISBN:
1851096582
1851096639
9781851096589
9781851096633

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