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Author Phillips, H., Ph. D.

Title Epidemics [electronic resource] : the story of South Africa's five most lethal human diseases / Howard Phillips.

Published Athens : Ohio University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 168 p. : ill.
Series Ohio short histories of Africa
Ohio short histories of Africa.
Notes "First published as Plague, Pox and Pandemics by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd in 2012."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Smallpox, 1713/1893: 'There are no people left, only stones' -- Plague, 1901/1907: 'The dreaded disorder' -- Spanish flu, 1918/1919: 'It threatens the existence of the entire race' -- Poliomyelitis, 1918/1963: 'The middle-class plague' -- HIV/AIDS, 1982/ : 'A catastrophe in slow motion' -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Epidemics -- South Africa -- History.
Diseases and history -- South Africa.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780821420287 (pb alk. paper)
9780821444429 (e-book)