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Plague Ports
Author: Myron Echenberg

ISBN: 9780814722329
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 17 December 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 583.0 x 389.5 x 2.9
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View the Table of Contents. Read the Preface.\An extensive comparative study. -- "Science News"In an era when global issues have come to dominate public health discourse, Echenberg depicts the bubonic plague epidemic that struck six continents in the decades around 1900. With sophistication and sensitivity, he parses the multiple medical cultures, political systems, and varieties of popular response that met the plague. Few historians would take on such a daunting task: of chronicling an epidemic in ten cities, working with sources in more than a dozen languages, and comprehending multiple systems of medical thought. Echenberg pulls it off. Plague Ports is a masterwork of global health history. -- Margaret Humphreys, Duke University"The 1800s were, from Jenner to Pasteur to Koch, the years in which more progress was made in controlling infectious disease than in the previous 10,000, yet at the end of that century Plague swept round the world and killed multitudes as if to admonish us for our arrogance. Most of us today, even students of medical history, have avoided paying heed to that admonishment. Myron Echenberg's excellent scholarship and scientific sophist...

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