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Man and Microbes

Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, Man and Microbes respected science writer Arno Karlen presents a dramatic panorama of the natural history of disease.

Man and Microbes makes clear that infection is a natural and necessary part of life. It shows how the search for food, shelter, and a safer, more prosperous life has altered the environment, changed the dance of adaptation between humans and microbes, and generated new diseases

About The Author

Arno Chanoch Karlen was a poet, psychoanalyst, and popular science writer.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (May 22, 1996)
  • Length: 272 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684822709

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