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The Resource Pandemic : tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond, Sonia Shah

Pandemic : tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond, Sonia Shah

Label
Pandemic : tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond
Title
Pandemic
Title remainder
tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Sonia Shah
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Interweaving history, original reportage, and personal narrative, Pandemic explores the origins of epidemics, drawing parallels between the story of cholera-- one of history's most disruptive and deadly pathogens-- and the new pathogens that stalk humankind today"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shah, Sonia
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643
LC item number
.S52 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • Public health surveillance
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
Label
Pandemic : tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond, Sonia Shah
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cholera's child : the microbes' comeback -- The jump : crossing the species barrier at wet markets, pig farms, and South Asian wetlands -- Locomotion : the global dissemination of pathogens through canals, steamships, and jet airplanes -- Filth : the rising tide of feculence, from nineteenth-century New York City to the slums of Port-au-Prince and the factory farms of south China -- Crowds : the amplification of epidemics in the global metropolis -- Corruption : private interests versus public health, or, How Aaron Burr and the Manhattan Company poisoned New York City with cholera -- Blame : cholera riots, AIDS denialism, and vaccine resistance -- The cure : the suppression of John Snow and the limits of biomedicine -- The revenge of the sea : the cholera paradigm -- The logic of pandemics : the lost history of ancient pandemics -- Tracking the next contagion : reimagining our place in a microbial world
Control code
1635409
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250118004
Lccn
2015010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1635409
  • (OCoLC)907585936
Label
Pandemic : tracking contagions, from cholera to Ebola and beyond, Sonia Shah
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cholera's child : the microbes' comeback -- The jump : crossing the species barrier at wet markets, pig farms, and South Asian wetlands -- Locomotion : the global dissemination of pathogens through canals, steamships, and jet airplanes -- Filth : the rising tide of feculence, from nineteenth-century New York City to the slums of Port-au-Prince and the factory farms of south China -- Crowds : the amplification of epidemics in the global metropolis -- Corruption : private interests versus public health, or, How Aaron Burr and the Manhattan Company poisoned New York City with cholera -- Blame : cholera riots, AIDS denialism, and vaccine resistance -- The cure : the suppression of John Snow and the limits of biomedicine -- The revenge of the sea : the cholera paradigm -- The logic of pandemics : the lost history of ancient pandemics -- Tracking the next contagion : reimagining our place in a microbial world
Control code
1635409
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250118004
Lccn
2015010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1635409
  • (OCoLC)907585936

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