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Plagues and the Paradox of Progress

Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways (The MIT Press)

Thomas J. Bollyky

Why the news about the global decline of infectious diseases is not all good.Plagues and parasites have played a central role in world affairs, shaping the evolution of the modern state, the growth of cities, and the disparate fortunes of national economies. This book tells that story, but it is not about the resurgence of pestilence. It is the sto...
Publish Date
2019
October 1
Goodreads rating
4.04
ISBN
9780262537964
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 28, 2018
“Why the news about the global decline of infectious diseases is not all good.” @TomBollyky's new book about the global health revolution spells out a new set of challenges for this century, including on migration      source