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The illustrious dead : the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army / Stephan Talty.

Talty, Stephan.
Date
[2009], ©2009
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Description

In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin

Publication/Creation

New York : Crown Publishers, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

315 pages : maps, plans ; 25 cm

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Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-301) and index.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780307394040
  • 0307394042