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The Resource The first horseman : disease in human history, John Aberth

The first horseman : disease in human history, John Aberth

Label
The first horseman : disease in human history
Title
The first horseman
Title remainder
disease in human history
Statement of responsibility
John Aberth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aberth, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Connections : key themes in world history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • Plague
  • Smallpox
  • AIDS (Disease)
Label
The first horseman : disease in human history, John Aberth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-167) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The types and causes of disease -- The impact of disease -- Disease and the historian -- The spread of diseases -- Disease and society -- A Eurasian pandemic : the black death in Europe and the Middle East, 1347-1350 -- The origins of the black death -- What was the black death? -- The black death as a social force -- The spread of the black death -- The mortality rate of the black death -- A turning point in history? -- Contemporary views of the black death --
  • The impact of the black death -- American holocaust : smallpox in the Americas, 1518-1670 -- The demographic impact of new diseases in the Americas -- Smallpox : its early history and manifestations -- Defenses against smallpox -- The arrival of smallpox in the Americas -- The impact of new diseases upon American Indians -- The native populations of the Americas -- Epidemics : intentional genocide or unintended consequences? --
  • The impact of disease on native culture -- Disease and the birth of modern medicine : bubonic and pneumonic plague in India and China, 1896-1921 -- The plague breaks out in India -- The British Raj's response -- The black death and the Indian plague -- Evidence collection and analysis -- Initial colonial policy and native resistance -- New policies -- Lessons learned -- The plague breaks out in Manchuria --
  • Governmental response -- A modern plague : AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1982 to the present -- The AIDS victims of Sub-Saharan Africa -- The disease's characteristics -- Search for a vaccine and effective therapies -- The origin of AIDS -- Disease transmission -- AIDS as a social construct -- The impact of AIDS -- AIDS compared with past pandemics -- The extraordinary aspects of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Making connections
Control code
63472859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780131893412
Lccn
2006003601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The first horseman : disease in human history, John Aberth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-167) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The types and causes of disease -- The impact of disease -- Disease and the historian -- The spread of diseases -- Disease and society -- A Eurasian pandemic : the black death in Europe and the Middle East, 1347-1350 -- The origins of the black death -- What was the black death? -- The black death as a social force -- The spread of the black death -- The mortality rate of the black death -- A turning point in history? -- Contemporary views of the black death --
  • The impact of the black death -- American holocaust : smallpox in the Americas, 1518-1670 -- The demographic impact of new diseases in the Americas -- Smallpox : its early history and manifestations -- Defenses against smallpox -- The arrival of smallpox in the Americas -- The impact of new diseases upon American Indians -- The native populations of the Americas -- Epidemics : intentional genocide or unintended consequences? --
  • The impact of disease on native culture -- Disease and the birth of modern medicine : bubonic and pneumonic plague in India and China, 1896-1921 -- The plague breaks out in India -- The British Raj's response -- The black death and the Indian plague -- Evidence collection and analysis -- Initial colonial policy and native resistance -- New policies -- Lessons learned -- The plague breaks out in Manchuria --
  • Governmental response -- A modern plague : AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1982 to the present -- The AIDS victims of Sub-Saharan Africa -- The disease's characteristics -- Search for a vaccine and effective therapies -- The origin of AIDS -- Disease transmission -- AIDS as a social construct -- The impact of AIDS -- AIDS compared with past pandemics -- The extraordinary aspects of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Making connections
Control code
63472859
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780131893412
Lccn
2006003601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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