Plague Through History

@article{Stenseth2008PlagueTH,
  title={Plague Through History},
  author={Nils Chr. Stenseth},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={321},
  pages={773 - 774}
}
Plague and the End of Antiquity. The Pandemic of 541-750. Lester K. Little, Ed.. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, in association with the American Academy in Rome, 2007. 380 pp. $85, £45. ISBN 9780521846394. Paper, $29.99, £15.99. ISBN 9780521718974. Pestilential Complexities. Understanding Medieval Plague. Vivian Nutton, Ed.. Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, 2008. 138 pp. $72, £35, €52. ISBN 9780854841165. The contributors to these volumes integrate… 
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