Malaria and Rome

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Author  Robert Sallares
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   November 7, 2002
ISBN  0199248508
Pages  360

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Malaria and Rome is the first comprehensive book on the history of malaria in Roman Italy. Aimed at an interdisciplinary readership, it explores the evolution and ecology of malaria, its medical and demographic effects on human populations in antiquity, its social and economic effects, the human responses to it, and the human interpretations of it.

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