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Harrison, Mark
Contagion : how commerce has spread disease / Mark Harrison
Alternate Title How commerce has spread disease
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA651 .H37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Epidemics
Communicable diseases
International trade
Physical Description xviii, 376 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-363) and index
Subject "Disease and commerce are among the most powerful forces that have shaped the modern world. They are also closely intertwined: over many centuries trade has been the single most important factor in the spread of diseases throughout the world. In this book, the author provides a historical study of contagious illness and commerce." - book jacket

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