Poisons of the Past Molds, Epidemics, and History

By: Matossian, Professor Mary Kilbourne

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Only slight wear.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 190 pages; Argues that epidemics, sporadic outbursts of bizarre behaviour and low fertility and high death rates from the 14th to the 18th centuries may have been caused by food poisoning from microfungi in bread, the staple food in Europe and America during this period.

Title: Poisons of the Past Molds, Epidemics, and History

Author Name: Matossian, Professor Mary Kilbourne

Categories: Medicine, Science,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0300039492

ISBN Number 13: 9780300039498

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 16339

Keywords: fungus mold Epidemic