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Author Scott, Susan, 1953-

Title Return of the Black Death : the world's greatest serial killer / Susan Scott and Christopher Duncan.

Publication Info. Chichester ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.5732 S429R    Check Shelf
Description viii, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-303) and index.
Contents Birth of a serial killer -- The Black Death crosses the channel -- After the Black Death: the French connection -- Tentacles of the Plague -- England under siege -- Portrait of an epidemic -- The Great plague of London -- How bugs and germs operate -- Building an identikit of the killer -- Debunking history -- The biology of Bubonic plague: a myth revisited -- DNA analysis: a red herring -- The true story of a historic village -- The surprising link between AIDS and the Black death -- Assembling the jigsaw puzzle -- The Black Death in hiding -- Why did haemorrhagic plague suddenly disappear? -- The dangers of emergent diseases -- The return of the Black Death? -- Is there something more terrible than the Black Death?
Subject Plague -- history -- Europe.
Plague -- history -- London.
Filoviridae Infections -- history.
Black Death.
Plague -- History.
Plague -- Forecasting.
Epidemiology -- Social aspects.
Added Author Duncan, C. J. (Christopher John)
ISBN 0470090006
0470090014 paperback
Standard No. 9780470090015
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