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Armies of Pestilence The Effects of Pandemics on History by R. S. Bray

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Published by James Clarke Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of medicine,
  • Social history,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Medical / Epidemiology,
  • Medical/Infectious Diseases,
  • History,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9544793M
ISBN 10022717240X
ISBN 109780227172407

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