When Plague Strikes by James Giblin
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When Plague Strikes
By James Giblin

When Plague Strikes

The Black Death, Smallpox and AIDS HarperTrophy ed

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When Plague Strikes by James Giblin

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Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a fascinating read." SLJ. Best Books of 1995 (SLJ)Notable Children's Trade Books in Social Studies 1996 (NCSS/CBC)1995 Young Adult Editors Choices (BL)1995 Top of the List Non Fiction (BL)1996 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)Notable Children s Books of 1996 (ALA)"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780064461955
ISBN-10: 0064461955
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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