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illustrated history of malaria

by Charles M. Poser

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Published by Parthenon Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malaria -- History.,
  • Malaria -- history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-154) and index.

    StatementCharles M. Poser and George W. Bruyn.
    ContributionsBruyn, G. W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC160 .P67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 165 p., [1] p. of col. plates :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL387218M
    ISBN 101850700680
    LC Control Number98050048

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