Genesis of the Anti-Plague System: The Tsarist Period

@article{Melikishvili2006GenesisOT,
  title={Genesis of the Anti-Plague System: The Tsarist Period},
  author={Alexander Melikishvili},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={19 - 31}
}
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