Germs and the man by Justina Hamilton Hill

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York .

Written in English

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  • Pathogenic bacteria.,
  • Communicable diseases.,
  • Therapeutics.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 415-443.

Book details

Statementby Justina Hill ...
LC ClassificationsQR175 .H64
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 461 p.
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6408067M
LC Control Number40027865

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It doesn’t make for light reading. But if you have any interest in understanding how the world came to be as it is, you’ll find this book Cited by: Germs and the man. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Hill, Justina H.

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Back to Home or browse through more Books I’ve Read. Other books by Jared Diamond: The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal (); Why is Sex Fun.

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Lab blows the lid off the stunning true nature and checkered history of Plum Island. Professor Alan Gillen sheds light on these and other intriguing questions in this revealing and detailed book. He shows that constantly mutating diseases are proof for devolution rather than evolution.

Gillen shows that germs are the result of the literal Fall and Curse of creation as a result of man’s sin. Guns, Germs and Steel lays a foundation for understanding human history, which makes it fascinating in its own right. Because it brilliantly describes how chance advantages can lead to early success in a highly competitive environment, it also offers useful lessons for the business world and for people interested in why technologies succeed.4/4().

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