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I was an interesting book, and useful in writing a paper on the benefits of the black plague for world history. Just wish that 25% of the book was not the index.Published 11 months ago by J. Webb
This book covers how disease is spread and the impact disease has had in shaping history. It also presents a glimpse at future diseases and our continuing battle with microbes.Published 18 months ago by Awesome Net Deals
Well documented and easy to read. I finished each chapter with the satisfaction of having learnt something new about our world and our interactions with germs through the history... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Isidro Ferrer
Not a total page-turner, but we'll worth the time to better understand history as mistaught in my school.Published 20 months ago by fun5er
This was an interesting book. The author does a good job in describing not only the basics of disease, transmission, and genetic mutation, but also the history of various diseases... Read morePublished 20 months ago by J. Oakes
After having read this work, not it only will you be more informed about world history and the impact of microbes upon it but you will have a defensive shield against the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Walter
Dr. Clark presents a plausible explanation of the historical and current relationship between microbes and other disease-causing parasites vis-a-vis mankind. Read morePublished 20 months ago by R. Shank
The author presents a fascinating overview of the effect of disease on human civilisation - who'd have thought the world could change because of a bacteria! Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer