Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 February 2003

264 Pages | numerous halftones figures and tables


ISBN: 9780198509011

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Emerging Pathogens

The Archaeology, Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease

Charles L. Greenblatt and Mark Spigelman

  • Provides a clear time line on the evolution of disease
  • Describes new contributions of 'ancient DNA' to an understanding of past epidemics
  • A truly interdisciplinary approach, especially the impact of evolutionary biology
  • Represents a 'virtual discussion' of how mankind can coexist with microbial pathogens
  • Contains striking photographs of paleopathology

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