McNeill's landmark book describes the impact of diseases on human history.
William H. McNeill's book "Plagues and Peoples" provides a thorough and original look at how epidemic diseases have shaped the course of human history.
I am really looking forward to reading this book as I am very interested in the plague of the 1300s.
Excellent book! I consider this to be the seminal text as to its frightening subject matter and its impact on human history. Read morePublished 1 month ago by W.R. Muenzberg
I am really looking forward to reading this book as I am very interested in the plague of the 1300s.Published 4 months ago by Liza Kimball
This is basically a medical and history book. I admire the research that went into this book. I found it interesting throughout. recommend.Published 5 months ago by Upstate Girl
If you are fascinated in learning about cultures different from your own and how much impact plagues can be on society, I would recommend this. It kept me interested.Published 8 months ago by A.A.
I was very pleased with the condition of the book (it was better than advertised). The book was shipped very quickly by Amazon Prime and I was happy with the price. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Christian Nelson
The copyright date on this book is 1976! He gives a brief nod to HIV in his 1997 preface, but that is it for any recent 'plagues' and/or viruses. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marilyn
a slow read - very thorough but hard to stay with it. The subject is very important historically. It is a companion to Guns, Germs and Steel.Published 15 months ago by Thomas A. Smith
This book really explains how diseases shape not only the lives of individuals, but of how they impact and shape civilization. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Yvette D. Robinson