The new plagues pandemics and poverty in a globalized world by Stefan H. E. Kaufmann

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Published by Haus in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Epidemics -- Social aspects,
  • Communicable diseases -- Social aspects,
  • Epidemics -- Economic aspects,
  • Poor -- Medical care

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-311).

Book details

StatementStefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor.
SeriesThe Sustainability project
ContributionsSchädlich, Susan., Wiegandt, Klaus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA643 .K3913 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23683344M
ISBN 101906598134
ISBN 109781906598136
LC Control Number2009482121

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