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Rabid : a cultural history of the world's most diabolical virus

Bill Wasik Monica Murphy

c2012

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (RC 148 .W37 2012 )()

  • Title:
    Rabid : a cultural history of the world's most diabolical virus
  • Author: Bill Wasik
  • Monica Murphy
  • Description: Looking the devil in the eye -- In the beginning -- The middle rages -- A virus with teeth? -- Canicide -- King Louis -- The zoonotic century -- The survivors -- Island of the mad dogs -- The devil, leashed.
    Charts the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies, documenting how before its vaccine the disease caused fatal brain infections and sparked the creations of monsters, including werewolves, vampires and zombies.
  • Local Note: acq2013bch
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  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Viking
  • Format: 275 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780670023738 (hardcover);ISBN 0670023736 (hardcover)
  • Subjects: Rabies -- Epidemiology -- History; Rabies -- Treatment -- History; Rabies -- history; Rabies Vaccines -- history
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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