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Description - The Cambridge World History of Human Disease by Kenneth F. Kiple

Combining recent medical discoveries with historical and geographical scholarship, this is the most comprehensive history of human disease since August Hirsch's monumental Handbook of Geographical and Historical Pathology in 1880. Accessible to laypeople and specialists alike, The Cambridge World History of Human Disease explores the patterns of disease throughout the world as well as the variety of approaches that different medical traditions have used to fight it. The volume traces the concept of disease as medicine developed from an art to a science, then addresses the history of disease in each major world region. The final and largest part offers the history and geography of each significant human disease - both historical and contemporary - from AIDS to yellow fever. A truly interdisciplinary history, it includes contributions from over 160 medical and social scientists from across the globe. Together with The Cambridge World History of Food (2000), The Cambridge World History of Human Disease provides an extraordinary glimpse of what is known about human health as the twenty-first century begins.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521332866
ISBN-10: 0521332869
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 215mm x 59mm)
Pages: 1200
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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