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Diseases in history. by Kevin Cunningham

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Published by Morgan Reynolds Pub. in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English


  • Plague -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesPlague
Statementby Kevin Cunningham.
LC ClassificationsRC172 .C86 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22971482M
ISBN 101599351021
ISBN 109781599351025
LC Control Number2008051618

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