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Wasik, Bill
Rabid : a cultural history of the world's most diabolical virus / Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy
New York : Viking, 2012
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 4th Floor  RC148 .W37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Rabies -- Epidemiology -- History
Rabies -- Treatment -- History
Physical Description 275 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-266) and index
Contents Looking the devil in the eye -- In the beginning -- The middle rages -- A virus with teeth? -- Canicide -- King Louis -- The zoonotic century -- The survivors -- Island of the mad dogs -- The devil, leashed
Summary Charts the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies, documenting how before its vaccine the disease caused fatal brain infections and sparked the creations of monsters, including werewolves, vampires and zombies
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Alternate Author Murphy, Monica

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