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The Resource What disease was plague? : on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past, by Ole J. Benedictow

What disease was plague? : on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past, by Ole J. Benedictow

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What disease was plague? : on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past
Title
What disease was plague?
Title remainder
on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past
Statement of responsibility
by Ole J. Benedictow
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Subject
Language
eng
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DNLM/DLC
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Benedictow, Ole Jørgen
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maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RC172
LC item number
.B47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Brill's series in the history of the environment,
Series volume
v. 2
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  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Communicable diseases
  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Plague
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What disease was plague? : on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past, by Ole J. Benedictow
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [693]-715) and indexes
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The issue and the problems -- The ethics of scholarly work -- Rats -- The spread of bubonic plague over distances -- Mortality in india -- Was historical plague a viral or bacterial disease? : the question of immunity -- Defining feature 1 : latency periods -- Defining feature 2 : inverse correlation between mortality rate and population density -- Defining feature 3 : buboes as a normal clinical feature in epidemics -- Defining feature 4 : DNA of yersinia pestis from plague graves -- Defining feature 5 : seasonality of bubonic plague -- The beginning : the alternative theories of Shrewsbury and Morris -- Gunnar Karlsson's alternative theory : that historical plague was pure epidemics of primary pneumonic plague -- Twigg's alternative theory -- The alternative theory of Scott and Duncan -- Cohn's alternative theory
Control code
014451873
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 746 p.
Isbn
9789004180024
Lccn
2010030516
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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col. map
Label
What disease was plague? : on the controversy over the microbiological identity of plague epidemics of the past, by Ole J. Benedictow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [693]-715) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The issue and the problems -- The ethics of scholarly work -- Rats -- The spread of bubonic plague over distances -- Mortality in india -- Was historical plague a viral or bacterial disease? : the question of immunity -- Defining feature 1 : latency periods -- Defining feature 2 : inverse correlation between mortality rate and population density -- Defining feature 3 : buboes as a normal clinical feature in epidemics -- Defining feature 4 : DNA of yersinia pestis from plague graves -- Defining feature 5 : seasonality of bubonic plague -- The beginning : the alternative theories of Shrewsbury and Morris -- Gunnar Karlsson's alternative theory : that historical plague was pure epidemics of primary pneumonic plague -- Twigg's alternative theory -- The alternative theory of Scott and Duncan -- Cohn's alternative theory
Control code
014451873
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 746 p.
Isbn
9789004180024
Lccn
2010030516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. map

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