Man and Microbes: Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times (Paperback)

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From Simon & Schuster, Man and Microbes respected science writer Arno Karlen presents a dramatic panorama of the natural history of disease.

Man and Microbes makes clear that infection is a natural and necessary part of life. It shows how the search for food, shelter, and a safer, more prosperous life has altered the environment, changed the dance of adaptation between humans and microbes, and generated new diseases


Product Details
ISBN: 9780684822709
ISBN-10: 0684822709
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: May 22nd, 1996
Pages: 272
Language: English