Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History PDF ePub eBook

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Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History free pdf An engrossing introduction for young adult readers to the chillingly topical subject of man vs. microbe. "The Wall Street Journal" Did the Black Death destroy medieval Europe? Did cholera pave the way for modern Manhattan? Did yellow fever help end the slave trade? Remarkably, the answer to all of these questions is yes. Time and again, diseases have impacted the course of human history in surprisingly powerful ways. From influenza to smallpox, from tuberculosis to yellow fever, Bryn Barnard describes the symptoms and paths of the world s worst diseases and how the epidemics they spawned have changed history forever. Filled with fascinating, often gory details about disease and history, "Outbreak!" is a wonderful combination of science and history. "From the Hardcover edition.""

About Bryn Barnard

Bryn Barnard has illustrated numerous books and is the author of "Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History" and "The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern World." He splits his time between Friday Harbor, Washington, and Maidan Hawally, Kuwait. "From the Hardcover edition."

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Author : Bryn Barnard
Publisher : Dragonfly Books
Data Published : 24 August 2015
ISBN : 0553522221
EAN : 9780553522228
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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