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 3 months 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 6 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 8 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 10 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 12 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 14 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 17 months ago by Thomas A. Smith