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Epidemics and pandemics : their impacts on human history, J.N. Hays

Label
Epidemics and pandemics : their impacts on human history
Title
Epidemics and pandemics
Title remainder
their impacts on human history
Statement of responsibility
J.N. Hays
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hays (history, Loyola U. Chicago) describes, in a style accessible to high school students and up, the history of 50 epidemics in world history, from an unspecified disease that swept through Athens in 430-427 BC to a number of epidemics still plaguing the world today. Each chapter is organized into sections describing "when and where," historical significance, background, how it was understood at the time, responses, and unresolved historical issues. Each chapter also includes references and suggested additional readings. Also includes information on Aedes Aegypti, American Indians, antibiotics, Asia, asymptomatic carriers, bleeding, blood, burial considerations, children, China, contagion, diet, dysentery, economic circumstances, environmental considerations, fleas, flies, germ theory, will of gods, Waldemar Haffkine, humors, immunity, infants, inoculations, Islam, Edward Jenner, Robert Koch, laws, miasmas, microorganisms, migration, military affairs, morality, morbidity, mortality, mosquitoes, New York, pilgrimages, political impact, population levels, poverty, public health policies, quarantines, race, rehydration, religion, rodents, sanitation, slavery, social conditions, syphilis, trade considerations, transportation, rural areas, urban areas, vaccinations, venereal diseases, Vibrio cholerae, virgin soil infection, water contamination, women, World Health Organization, World War I, Yersinia pestis, etc
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hays, J. N.
Dewey number
614.4/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA649
LC item number
.H293 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 C-407
  • WA 11.1
NLM item number
H417e 2005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • Diseases and history
  • Diseases and history
  • Epidemics
  • Epidemics
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Social Science
  • Épidémies
  • Maladies et histoire
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Diseases and history
  • Epidemics
  • Epidemieën
  • Pandemie
  • Epidemier
  • Disease Outbreaks
Label
Epidemics and pandemics : their impacts on human history, J.N. Hays
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface -- Epidemic in Athens, 430-427 B.C.E. -- Malaria in ancient Rome -- Plague of the Antonines -- First plague pandemic, 541-747 -- Smallpox epidemic in Japan, 735-737 -- Leprosy in medieval Europe -- Second plague pandemic, 1346-1844 -- "French disease" in sixteenth-century Europe -- Epidemics in sixteenth-century America -- Epidemics and the thirty years' war, 1618-1648 -- Plague in Italian cities, 1630s -- Epidemics in China, 1640-1644 -- Plague in London, 1665 -- Smallpox in Iceland, 1707-1709 -- Plague in Marseilles, 1720-1722 -- Smallpox in Boston, 1721 -- Smallpox in eighteenth-century Europe -- Plague in Moscow, 1771 -- Influenza pandemic, 1781-1782 -- Yellow fever in Hispaniola, 1793-1804 -- Yellow fever in Philadelphia, 1793 -- First cholera pandemic, 1817-1824 -- Consumption in the nineteenth century -- Second cholera pandemic, 1827-1835 -- Third cholera pandemic, 1839-1856 -- "Fevers" and the great famine in Ireland, 1846-1850 -- Typhoid fever in cities, 1850-1920 -- Yellow fever in New Orleans, 1853 -- Fourth cholera pandemic, 1863-1875 -- Carrion's disease in Peru, 1870-1871 -- Smallpox in Europe, 1870-1875 -- Measles in Fiji, 1875 -- Fifth cholera pandemic, 1881-1896 -- Influenza pandemic, 1889-1890 -- Cholera epidemic in Hamburg, 1892 -- Third plague pandemic, 1894-? -- Sixth cholera pandemic, 1899-1923 -- Sleeping sickness in east central Africa, 1900-1905 -- Typhoid Mary's "epidemics" -- Cholera epidemic in Naples, 1910-1911 -- Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1916 -- Influenza pandemic, 1918-1919 -- Lung cancer in the United States, mid-twentieth century -- Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1945-1955 -- Seventh cholera pandemic, 1961-present -- Aids in the United States, 1980s -- Contemporary aids pandemic -- The mad cow crisis and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, 1985-present -- Contemporary malaria -- Contemporary tuberculosis -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Control code
ocn606929770
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 513 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781851093694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2A5797E7-85BB-4361-8E86-77E2231A3622
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o606929770
  • (OCoLC)606929770
Label
Epidemics and pandemics : their impacts on human history, J.N. Hays
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface -- Epidemic in Athens, 430-427 B.C.E. -- Malaria in ancient Rome -- Plague of the Antonines -- First plague pandemic, 541-747 -- Smallpox epidemic in Japan, 735-737 -- Leprosy in medieval Europe -- Second plague pandemic, 1346-1844 -- "French disease" in sixteenth-century Europe -- Epidemics in sixteenth-century America -- Epidemics and the thirty years' war, 1618-1648 -- Plague in Italian cities, 1630s -- Epidemics in China, 1640-1644 -- Plague in London, 1665 -- Smallpox in Iceland, 1707-1709 -- Plague in Marseilles, 1720-1722 -- Smallpox in Boston, 1721 -- Smallpox in eighteenth-century Europe -- Plague in Moscow, 1771 -- Influenza pandemic, 1781-1782 -- Yellow fever in Hispaniola, 1793-1804 -- Yellow fever in Philadelphia, 1793 -- First cholera pandemic, 1817-1824 -- Consumption in the nineteenth century -- Second cholera pandemic, 1827-1835 -- Third cholera pandemic, 1839-1856 -- "Fevers" and the great famine in Ireland, 1846-1850 -- Typhoid fever in cities, 1850-1920 -- Yellow fever in New Orleans, 1853 -- Fourth cholera pandemic, 1863-1875 -- Carrion's disease in Peru, 1870-1871 -- Smallpox in Europe, 1870-1875 -- Measles in Fiji, 1875 -- Fifth cholera pandemic, 1881-1896 -- Influenza pandemic, 1889-1890 -- Cholera epidemic in Hamburg, 1892 -- Third plague pandemic, 1894-? -- Sixth cholera pandemic, 1899-1923 -- Sleeping sickness in east central Africa, 1900-1905 -- Typhoid Mary's "epidemics" -- Cholera epidemic in Naples, 1910-1911 -- Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1916 -- Influenza pandemic, 1918-1919 -- Lung cancer in the United States, mid-twentieth century -- Poliomyelitis in the United States, 1945-1955 -- Seventh cholera pandemic, 1961-present -- Aids in the United States, 1980s -- Contemporary aids pandemic -- The mad cow crisis and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, 1985-present -- Contemporary malaria -- Contemporary tuberculosis -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Control code
ocn606929770
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 513 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781851093694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2A5797E7-85BB-4361-8E86-77E2231A3622
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o606929770
  • (OCoLC)606929770

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