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Disease and its impact on modern European history

by Vincent J. Knapp

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Published by E. Press in Lewiston, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Communicable diseases -- Europe -- History.,
    • Diseases and history -- Europe.,
    • Social medicine -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-381) and index.

      StatementVincent J. Knapp.
      SeriesStudies in health & human services ;, v. 10, Studies in health and human services ;, v. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA643.7.E85 K58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 381 p. ;
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2037626M
      ISBN 10088946135X
      LC Control Number88013946

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