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Plagued [videorecording] / presented by Filmakers Library, Inc. ; writer, Norman Swan
Alternate Title Title on containers: Plagued series
New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, c1992
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  R702 .P53 1992  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  R702 .P53 1992  v.2 c.2  AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  R702 .P53 1992  v.3    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  R702 .P53 1992  v.4    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Diseases and history
Medical geography
Epidemics -- History
Communicable diseases -- History
Immune system -- History
Physical Description 4 videodiscs (52 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Language Includes interviews in a variety of languages with English subtitles
Note - System Details DVD
Credits Narrator, Norman Swan
Summary Pt. I investigates, through various case studies, how epidemics break out, and also covers environmental ailments such as carpal tunnel syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, and heart disease. Pt. II concentrates on bubonic plague (Black Death) and cholera, giving an historical account of the spread of these diseases as man explored his world. Pt. III explores the relationship between the immune system and history. Pt. IV shows the interaction between the epidemics of HIV and syphilis, fostered by drug use and prostitution
Contents pt.I. The origins of disease / a Film Australia production for Channel 4 ; producer, Janet Bell ; director, Aviva Ziegler -- pt.II. Epidemics : products of progress / a goldwyn Associates production for Film Australia and Channel Four Television ; director, Edward Goldwyn ; producer, Deanne Edwards -- pt.III. Invisible armies / a Goldwyn Associates production for Film Australia and Channel Four Television ; producer, Deanne Edwards ; director, Edward Goldwyn -- pt. iv Will we ever learn? / a Film Australia production for Channel 4 ; producer, Janet Bell ; director, Aviva Ziegler
Alternate Author Swan, Norman, Dr
Film Australia Pty Limited
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Goldwyn Associates
Filmakers Library, inc

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