6 edition of KFK EPIDEMICS & PLAGUES PA (Kingfisher Knowledge) found in the catalog.
November 15, 2007
Written in English
|Contributions||Denise Grady (Foreword)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
Plague in the United States. Plague was first introduced into the United States in , by rat–infested steamships that had sailed from affected areas, mostly from Asia. Epidemics occurred in port cities. The last urban plague epidemic in the United States occurred in . In the summer of , John Winthrop described a series of epidemics that devastated Native American populations along the eastern seaboard of New England as a "miraculous plague." Winthrop was struck by the providential nature of these waves of disease, which contributed neatly to thesettlers' justifications for colonial expansion. Taking Winthrop's phrase as its cornerstone, Miraculous.
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To gain an idea of how often epidemics were blamed on malicious human agency, how normal it was to attack the ‘Other’ for allegedly inflicting such suffering on a population in antiquity, I have searched for plagues and epidemics to the first century A.D. using the Perseus Digital Library (Tufts University). 90 Here, I have uncovered. Alex Chase-Levenson, assistant professor of history, looks at a historic and massive quarantine system in his new book, “The Yellow Flag: Quarantine and the British Mediterranean World, –,” set to publish later this system ensnared every single person, ship, letter, or trade good moving from the Ottoman Empire and other parts of North Africa to Western Europe into the.
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Plagues have been an ongoing feature of human history, and this addition to the award-winning KFK series places today's heightened interest in global health issues in a larger historical context.
Using a mix of science and history, Epidemics & Plagues reveals how certain diseases become worldwide killers, and provides comprehensive answers to readers' most pressing questions.4/4(1).
KFK EPIDEMICS & PLAGUES PA (Kingfisher Knowledge) by Richard Walker ISBN ISBN Paperback; Kingfisher; ISBN This book covers many plagues and epidemics. Through history there have been many, such as small pox, the black death, and the bird flu. In the book it tells of how these could have been prevented.
Also it tells of the medical advances that have been made to ward off these terrible plagues and epidemics.4/5(1). Plagues have been an ongoing feature of human history, and this addition to the award-winning KFK series places today's heightened interest in global health issues in a larger historical context.
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Editions for Epidemics and Plagues: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover), Epidemics and Plagues by Walker Richard is a frightening book because it is a serious book, but the topic is treated with a detached tone.
It is a book which is quite short, only sixty-four pages, but it is filled with a lot of information. It begins with an introduction as to what is considered an epidemic or plague/5(5).
Until recently, plagues were thought to belong in the ancient past. Now there are deep worries about global pandemics. This book presents views from anthropology about this much publicized and complex authors take us to places where epidemics are erupting, waning, or gone, and to other places where they have not yet arrived, but where a frightening story line is already in place.
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Free shipping for many products. Frank M. Snowden, a Yale historian who studies pandemics, wrote in his book “Epidemics and Society” that definitive accounts of this plague have largely vanished.
The practice of quarantine began during the 14th century, in an effort to protect coastal cities from plague epidemics. Cautious port authorities required ships arriving in Venice from infected ports to sit at anchor for 40 days before landing — the origin of the word quarantine from the Italian “quaranta giorni”, or 40 days.
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The Black Death was a devastating global epidemic of bubonic plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mids.
The plague arrived in Europe in. Plagues and Epidemics. DOI link for Plagues and Epidemics. Plagues and Epidemics book. Infected Spaces Past and Present.
Plagues and Epidemics. DOI link for Plagues and Epidemics. Plagues and Epidemics book. Infected Spaces Past and Present. Edited By D. Ann Herring, Alan C. Swedlund. Edition 1st Edition. First Published The book of Leviticus tells how to quarantine people with leprosy.
Hippocrates covered the issue in a three-volume set on epidemics, though he .This is a list of the biggest known epidemics (including pandemics) caused by an infectious read non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer are not included.
An epidemic is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time. For example, in meningococcal infections, an attack rate in excess of