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Published: 03 October 2020 (Estimated)

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780190056780

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Viruses, Plagues, and History

Past, Present, and Future

Second Edition

Michael B. A. Oldstone

  • A unique exploration of how viruses have altered the course of human history (including discussion of the role played by viral pandemics in conquests of the Americas, the Louisiana Purchase, and the African slave trade)
  • Explores new viruses and the threat they pose to millions
  • Rich with first-hand accounts of modern day "virus hunters"