Princeton University Library Catalog

A history of infectious diseases and the microbial world / Lois N. Magner.

Author:
Magner, Lois N., 1943- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
Description:
xxiv, 225 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
  • Healing society--disease, medicine, and history. [More in this series]
  • Healing society--disease, medicine, and history ; 1933-5938
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-217) and index.
Contents:
Introduction. Welcome to the Microbial World -- Ch. 1. Disease and History: An Overview -- Ch. 2. Miasma, Contagion, and the Germ Theory of Disease -- Ch. 3. Microbiology and the Foundations of Modern Surgery and Therapy -- Ch. 4. Viruses and Viral Diseases -- Ch. 5. Sanitary Reform, Public Health, and the Battle against Filth and Epidemic Diseases -- Ch. 6. The Art and Science of Preventing and Controlling Epidemic Diseases -- Ch. 7. Emerging Infectious Diseases -- Ch. 8. Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism -- Ch. 9. Infectious Agents and New Concepts: From Chronic Diseases to the Microbiome.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780275995041 (alk. paper)
  • 0275995046 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008051885
OCLC:
276996254
Other standard number:
  • 40016707588
RCP:
C - O