Frederick F. Cartwright, Michael D. Biddiss. This book is and interesting look at how disease has impacted the unfolding of history
Frederick F. This book gives us a very interesting tour through diseases in history, and the role they have played in it all along. You can see how they spread, how people dealed with them, how they were puzzled by them, etc. It's not a subject that appeals every reader, but if you want to wander in the terrain of health and disease in history, this is a good book indeed. This book is and interesting look at how disease has impacted the unfolding of history. Some of the material is conjectual as it is alomost impossible to make diagnosis of a person long dead.
Michael Biddiss is Emeritus Professor of History and former Dean of Letters and Social Sciences at The University . Diseases have influenced the course of history in many ways. This 1972 book of 248 pages has only a selection, much has been omitted
Michael Biddiss is Emeritus Professor of History and former Dean of Letters and Social Sciences at The University of Reading. Each was President of the Faculty of the History of Medicine at the Society of Apothecaries of London, during 1980-1 and 1994-8 respectively. This 1972 book of 248 pages has only a selection, much has been omitted. There are no reference notes but a bibliography for each of the 9 chapters. Historians and doctors both study the impact of disease upon history (‘Introduction’). Primitive man lived in tribes such as in some remote jungles today.
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Article in Medical history 47(1):141-142 · January 2003. Cite this publication. Frederick F Cartwright and Michael Biddiss, Disease and history, 2nd e. Thrupp, Sutton Publishing, 2000, pp. viii, 230, illus. £2. 0 (hardback 0-7509-2315). Volume 47 Issue 1 - Samiksha Sehrawat.
Frederick Cartwright and Michael Biddiss illustrate all the ways in which diseases have posed as the Horseman of the Apocalypse. In each chapter the authors visit different diseases and the effects they had on various cultures. They distinguish between diseases, which are from insects such as malaria, yellow fever, and sleeping sickness. They also describe diseases that are from bacteria and viruses. Some of these include smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, and typhoid
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Michael Biddiss is Emeritus Professor of History and former Dean of Letters and Social Sciences at The University of Reading.
товар 3 Disease and History, Cartwright, Frederick . Good Condition, Book -Disease and History, Cartwright . Good Condition, Book -Disease and History, Cartwright, Frederick . Good Condition, Book. 446,09 RUB. + 792,70 RUB за доставку. This book covers a number of situations where disease has impacted history-for example, the black death in Europe and Napoleon's retreat from Russia due at least in part, to typhus infections of his troops. It's a good book that I wish would be updated to bring it more current. оставлен gabrieljantzi21.
by Frederick F. Cartwright. This book is well written and provides decent information on a number of historical case studies where disease had an effect on history-and politics. Early on, the author notes the focus of this book: "The object. is to study the area in which doctor and historian inevitably meet, that of the impact of disease upon history. The first case study is "Disease in the ancient world. Some of the examples-the plague that decimated the Athenians during the Peloponnesian War; the series of plagues afflicting Rome.