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Title:Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe
Item ID:JM00-5249
Publisher:Viking Press, New York, 2007
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:As New
Viking Press, 2007, Hardcover, Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First

"In Justinian?s Flea, William Rosen tells the story of history?s first pandemic?a plague seven centuries before the Black Death that killed tens of millions, devastated the empires of Persia and Rome, left a path of victims from Ireland to Iraq, and opened the way for the armies of Islam. Weaving together evolutionary microbiology, economics, military strategy, ecology, and ancient and modern medicine, Rosen offers a sweeping narrative of one of the great hinge moments in history." BB5 Size: Octavo (standard book size). 367 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Early (0-1000 AD); Medicine & Health. ISBN: 0670038555. ISBN/EAN: 9780670038558. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5249.
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