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The Resource Contagion : how commerce has spread disease, Mark Harrison

Contagion : how commerce has spread disease, Mark Harrison

Label
Contagion : how commerce has spread disease
Title
Contagion
Title remainder
how commerce has spread disease
Statement of responsibility
Mark Harrison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Disease and commerce are among the most powerful forces that have shaped the modern world. They are also closely intertwined: over many centuries trade has been the single most important factor in the spread of diseases throughout the world. In this book, the author provides a historical study of contagious illness and commerce." - book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
RA651
LC item number
.H37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Contagion : how commerce has spread disease, Mark Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disease and globalization
  • Conclusion: sanitary pasts, sanitary futures
  • Merchants of death
  • War by other means
  • Evils of quarantine
  • Quarantine and the empire of free trade
  • Yellow fever resurgent
  • A stranglehold on the East
  • Plague and the global economy
  • Protection or protectionism?
Control code
ocm785865143
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 376 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300123579
Lccn
2012017219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785865143
  • (Sirsi) a1164677
Label
Contagion : how commerce has spread disease, Mark Harrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disease and globalization
  • Conclusion: sanitary pasts, sanitary futures
  • Merchants of death
  • War by other means
  • Evils of quarantine
  • Quarantine and the empire of free trade
  • Yellow fever resurgent
  • A stranglehold on the East
  • Plague and the global economy
  • Protection or protectionism?
Control code
ocm785865143
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 376 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300123579
Lccn
2012017219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785865143
  • (Sirsi) a1164677

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