What Disease was Plague? (Brill's Series in the History of the Environment)

What Disease was Plague? (Brill's Series in the History of the Environment)


In fresh a long time, possible choices to the proven bubonic-plague conception were awarded as to the microbiologcal identification and mechanism(s) of unfold of old plague epidemics. during this monograph, the six vital substitute theories are intensively mentioned within the mild of the historic assets, the principal basic experiences and conventional works on bubonic plague and the choice microbiological brokers, insofar as they're testable. those seven theories are incompatible and at the least six of them has to be untenable. within the writer s opinion, the arguments opposed to the bubonic-plague thought and for all substitute theories are untenable. This monograph consequently additionally has been written additionally as a typical paintings on bubonic plague, giving a extensive and in-depth presentation of the clinical, epidemiological and historic proof and the methodological tenets for identity of ancient ailments via comparability with smooth scientific knowledge."

Show sample text content

Download sample