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The Resource The burdens of disease : epidemics and human response in western history, J.N. Hays

The burdens of disease : epidemics and human response in western history, J.N. Hays

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The burdens of disease : epidemics and human response in western history
Title
The burdens of disease
Title remainder
epidemics and human response in western history
Statement of responsibility
J.N. Hays
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this updated edition of The Burdens of Disease, with revisions and additions to the original content, including the evolution of drug-resistant diseases and expanded coverage of HIV/AIDS, along with recent data on mortality figures and other relevant statistics, J. N. Hays chronicles perceptions and responses to plague and pestilence over two thousand years of western history. Disease is framed as a multidimensional construct, situated at the intersection of history, politics, culture, and medicine, and rooted in mentalities and social relations as much as in biological conditions of p
Cataloging source
N$T
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hays, J. N.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HISTORY
  • Epidemics
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Western World
  • Western World
Label
The burdens of disease : epidemics and human response in western history, J.N. Hays
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-356) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The western inheritance : Greek and Roman ideas about disease -- Medieval disease and responses -- The great plague pandemic -- New diseases and transatlantic exchanges -- Continuity and change : magic, religion, medicine, and science, 500-1700 -- Disease and the enlightenment -- Cholera and sanitation -- Tuberculosis and poverty -- Disease, medicine, and western imperialism -- The scientific view of disease and the triumph of professional medicine -- The apparent end of epidemics -- Disease and power
Control code
ocn593295656
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised edition
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 374 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548173
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1bp76c2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295656
Label
The burdens of disease : epidemics and human response in western history, J.N. Hays
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-356) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The western inheritance : Greek and Roman ideas about disease -- Medieval disease and responses -- The great plague pandemic -- New diseases and transatlantic exchanges -- Continuity and change : magic, religion, medicine, and science, 500-1700 -- Disease and the enlightenment -- Cholera and sanitation -- Tuberculosis and poverty -- Disease, medicine, and western imperialism -- The scientific view of disease and the triumph of professional medicine -- The apparent end of epidemics -- Disease and power
Control code
ocn593295656
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised edition
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 374 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548173
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1bp76c2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295656

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