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Essays on 50 key diseases, plagues and epidemics function both as self contained mini histories of individual diseases and as part of a larger narrative chronicling the history of medicine. Includes timelines, boxed features on significant medical breakthroughs, fascinating case histories, anecdotes and medical curiosities. Contains 150 color photographs.
Title: Disease: The Story of Disease and Mankind's Continuing Struggle Against It
Publisher: London, Quercus: 2007
ISBN Number: 1847240143
ISBN Number 13: 9781847240149
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 029684
Description: An unmarked copy with small chip to back spine fold. "The compelling and sometimes frightening stories of 30 deadly diseases - and of humanity's efforts to combat them."