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Infectious diseases : emergence and re-emergence : a geographical analysis / A.D. Cliff, M.R. Smallman-Raynor [and others].

  • Cliff, A. D. (Andrew David)
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Physical description

xxxiv, 763 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [675]-736) and index.

Contents

pt. I. Early disease emergence : pre-1850 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Disease emergence and re-emergence prior to 1850 -- pt. II. Processes of disease emergence : 1850-2006 -- 3. The geographical matrix -- 4. Disease changes : microbial and vector adaptation -- 5. Technical changes : technology and industry -- 6. Population changes : magnitude, mobility, and disease transfer -- 7. Environmental changes : ecological modifications -- 8. Disease amplifiers : wars and conflicts in the post-1945 era -- 9. Temporal trends in disease emergence and re-emergence : world regions, 1850-2006 -- pt. III. The future for emergent disease control -- 10. Spatial detection of (re- )emerging diseases -- 11. Controlling re-emerging and newly emerging diseases.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    FF /CLI
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ISBN

  • 9780199244737
  • 0199244731