Epidemics : hate and compassion from the plague of Athens to AIDS / Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. investigates thousands of descriptions of epidemics reaching back before the fifth-century-BCE Plague of Athens to the 2014 Ebola outbreak to challenge the dominant hypothesis that epidemics invariably provoke hatred, blaming of the 'other', and victimising bearers of e...

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Main Author: Cohn, Samuel Kline, Jr. (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
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