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Author Wasik, Bill.

Title Rabid : a cultural history of the world's most diabolical virus / Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  614.563 W28r 2012    ---  Available
Description 275 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-266) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Rabies -- Epidemiology -- History.
Rabies -- Treatment -- History.
Rabies -- History.
Rabies Vaccines -- History.
Added Author Murphy, Monica.
ISBN 9780670023738
Standard No. 40021174510

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