Man and Microbes (Paperback)

Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times

By Arno Karlen

Simon & Schuster, 9780684822709, 272pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 1996



A noted medical historian places recent outbreaks of deadly diseases in historical perspective, with accounts of other alarming and recurring diseases throughout history and of the ways in which humans have adapted. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.