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The plague killers.

Greer Williams

The plague killers.

by Greer Williams

  • 321 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hookworm disease.,
  • Malaria.,
  • Yellow fever.,
  • Insects as carriers of disease.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [329]-335.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA639 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 345 p.
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5619087M
    LC Control Number68027796

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