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World Epidemics: A Cultural Chronology of Disease from Prehistory to the Er…

World Epidemics This chronology gives entries on the impact upon human culture of epidemic illness and death throughout history. From the bone deposits suggesting yaws bacteria on a femur from 498,000 BCE, to an outbreak of sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003, the work covers demographics, symptoms, community health, nursing, study, prevention, treatment and the control of disease throughout history. Full description

Muscle Foods

Pub Date : 2013-03-09 | Author : Burdette C. Breidenstein | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781475759334
ISBN 13 : 1475759339

Traditionally, in the food industry, there has been a distinction made among meat, poultry, seafood, and game. Meat has historically been defined as the edible flesh of animals. Th..

The Tale Of The Prophet Isaiah

Pub Date : 2013-08-29 | Author : Ivan Biliarsky | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004254381
ISBN 13 : 9004254382

The book contains an edition of the original text of “Tale of the Prophet Isaiah” and commentary on the quite unclear narrative concerning its origins, development and an inter..

Key Debates In Anthropology

Pub Date : 2003-12-16 | Author : Tim Ingold | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134748839
ISBN 13 : 1134748833

Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these d..

Plagues And Peoples

Pub Date : 2010-10-27 | Author : William McNeill | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780307773661
ISBN 13 : 0307773663

Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extra..

Famines During The Little Ice Age 1300 1800

Pub Date : 2017-08-01 | Author : Dominik Collet | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319543376
ISBN 13 : 3319543377

This highly interdisciplinary book studies historical famines as an interface of nature and culture. It will bring together researchers from the natural and social sciences as well..

Neanderthals Among Mammoths

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : William A. Boismier | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1848020635
ISBN 13 : 9781848020634

In spring 2002 mammoth bones and associated Mousterian stone tools were found in situ at Lynford Quarry, near Munford village, Norfolk, UK. A detailed archaeological excavation was..

Infectious Diseases Of Humans

Pub Date : 1992-08-27 | Author : Roy M. Anderson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 019854040X
ISBN 13 : 9780198540403

This much-acclaimed book provides an analytic framework for evaluating public health measures aimed at eradicating or controlling communicable diseases...

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