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History of animal plagues of North America

With an occasional reference to other diseases and diseased conditions

by Bert W. Bierer

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterinary medicine,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Reproduced by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Aug. 1974 copyright 1939, (41B474H) Bibliography: p. 84-90.

    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26443781M
    OCLC/WorldCa1443665

      FLEAS carrying the Black Death in America have sparked fears of a resurgent strain causing an epidemic – after several New Mexicans were . Watch full episodes of your favorite HISTORY series, and dive into thousands of historical articles and videos. To know History is to know life.

      In the decades between Columbus' discovery of America and the Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock, the most devastating plague in human history raced up the East Coast of America. Just two years before the pilgrims started the tape recorder on New England's written history, the plague wiped out about 96 percent of the Indians in Massachusetts. "Plagues and Peoples" is a classic and a pioneering study at the same time. A classic, because McNeill () draws from his rich knowledge of world history and looks at the problem of diseases and epidemics from a global point of view, with which he was several decades ahead of the recent World/Global History-movement/5.

    The History of Plague – Part 1. The Three Great Pandemics John Frith Plague is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacillus Yersinia pestis and is still endemic in indigenous rodent populations of South and North America, Africa and Central Asia. In epidemics plague . Interesting, I thought, especially as the epidemic that started in one province of China has now spread rapidly around the globe, but Europe and North America especially. Parallels have been drawn by some with the plague, known popularly as the Black Death, which, when it swept through Europe in the midth century, eradicated between a third Author: Irene Lancaster.


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Plague - Plague - History: Plague is an ancient disease that was described during Classical times as occurring in North Africa and the Middle East. It is sometimes presumed to be the disease behind several historic epidemics, such as the pestilence described as striking the Philistines in the biblical book of 1 Samuel.

Unequivocal evidence for its early existence comes from the discovery of. rows  This article is a list of epidemics of infectious disease. Widespread and chronic complaints Duration: Human history. Get this from a library. History of animal plagues of North America: with an occasional reference to other diseases and diseased conditions.

[Bert W Bierer; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. History of Animal Plagues of North America with an Occasional Reference to Other Diseases and Diseased Conditions by Bert W. Bierer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The great North American locust plague - If the history history Subject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries see more details of any one plague or disease is desired, recourse must be had to the index.

The work is evidence of an immense amount of industry, and it will be useful as a work of reference to anyone who wants a bibliography of animal plagues in North America Cited by: 2. Viruses, plagues, and history: past, present, and future / by Michael B. Oldstone. — Rev.

and updated ed. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Virus diseases—History. Title. RCO37 —dc22 Printed in the United States of America on acid-free paper.

However, with the publication of Bernard’s book () and John Burdon-Sanderson’s Handbook for the Physiological Laboratory (), the scientific relevance of animal experiments became increasingly acknowledged, providing a utilitarian justification for vivisection, despite the harm endured by animals, eventually resulting in the rise in Cited by: Both historians and medical researchers will find this book a fascinating read, an excellent digestion of what we know today about plagues in world history., The Sixteenth Century Journal John Aberth has written a concise book that is both well-informed and clear about contemporary medical understandings of epidemics, and steadily conscious of Cited by: 5.

Four cases of human plague, one of which was fatal, have occurred in New Mexico " since July, ". In each case there had been contact with wild rodents. The author briefly reviews the history of plague in North America from the first introduction of infection by sea in There have been altogether more than cases in the U.S.A.

; nearly in Mexico, and one probable case in Author: Link Vb. But when the 10 Plagues do come, it will be just like the First Exodus: The Plagues will come; and only AFTER the Plagues will the REAL Children of Israel be delivered out of modern-day Egypt (AMERICA) and into their land Israel — a land which they have not seen or dwelled in for almost 2, years now.

A Second Exodus will soon take place. Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extraordinary impact--political, demographic, ecological, and psychological--of disease on cultures.

From the conquest of Mexico by smallpox as much as by the Spanish, to the bubonic plague in China, to the typhoid Cited by: The first history of the flu wasn’t published until —I drew some of the above from it. Written by the late Alfred W. Crosby, the book is called America’s Forgotten Pandemic.

InPhiladelphia was America's largest city, as well as the capital. It was also the busiest port city in the United States, and because of that, was host to a deadly outbreak of Yellow Fever. In fact, the incident was the deadliest outbreak of Yellow Fever ever recorded in North America.

By the end of the epidemic, 5, people had : Kristen Duvall. However, there are many records of sweeping and decimating epidemics that would spread in various ways to more isolated populations such as in the West Coast of North America prior to European human arrivals but after they had been introduced to the continent and began introducing biota into the newly discovered Americas.

The history of smallpox extends into pre-history, with the disease probably emerging in human populations ab BC. The earliest credible evidence of smallpox is found in the Egyptian mummies of people who died some 3, years ago.

Smallpox has had a major impact on world history, not least because indigenous populations of regions where smallpox was non-native, such as the.

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Native American History. Native American History - Early History The History of Native Americans is both fascinating and in many ways, tragic. Estimates range from about 10 – 90 million Native Americans inhabited America at the time of the European arrivals.

They had lived in the land many, many years before white man set foot on their soil. The plague is an infectious disease that has transcended through history and has been responsible for three pandemics with high mortality rates.

During the third pandemic that started in Hong Kong (), the disease spread through maritime routes to different regions in the world, including South by: 6. Movement of the locusts was probably assisted by a low-level jet stream that persists through much of central North America.

Extinction The last major swarms of Rocky Mountain locust were between andwhen the locust caused $ million in crop damage in Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and other states.

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(Kansas State Historical Society) Late one July morning inyear-old farm girl Lillie Marcks watched the sunlight dim and a peculiar darkness sweep over the Kansas sky. A whirring, rasping sound followed, and.Plague is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacillus Yersinia pestis and is still endemic in indigenous rodent populations of South and North America, Africa and Central epidemics plague is transmitted to humans by the bite of the Oriental or Indian rat flea and the human flea.