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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.
Plagues and Peoples is one of the worst history books I have ever read. Its verbose, pompous, and repetitive style is almost unreadable. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Peter Taylor
Nobody comprehends the universe, because it is almost entirely out of sight. We also can’t see the universe of microorganisms here on Earth, or fully comprehend their powerful... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
Excellent book! I consider this to be the seminal text as to its frightening subject matter and its impact on human history. Read morePublished 4 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 7 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 11 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 13 months ago by Christian Nelson