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Book review: The end of plagues: the global battle against infectious disease by John Rhodes

Brown, Sally (2014) Book review: The end of plagues: the global battle against infectious disease by John Rhodes. LSE Review of Books (10 Jan 2014). Blog Entry.

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"The End of Plagues: The Global Battle against Infectious Disease." John Rhodes. Palgrave Macmillan. October 2013. --- The End of Plagues is a fascinating book and well worth a read for anyone interested in the history of medicine, finds Sally Brown. Spanning three centuries, John Rhodes’s work weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology, and the fight to eradicate the world’s most feared diseases.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RB Pathology
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 13:01
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 13:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56270

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