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Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome

by William Henry Samuel Jones

It remains a landmark study of the disease's historical and cultural significance. Jones' meticulous research offers a comprehensive understanding of the prevalence of malaria in ancient times, as well as its impact on society, politics, and the economy. By examining ancient literature, medical texts, and archaeological evidence, Jones demonstrates how malaria was a major contributor to the decline of these great empires. This book is a valuable resource for historians, public health professionals, and anyone interested in the intersection of medicine and history. It offers insights into the impact of a neglected disease on ancient civilizations and the importance of public health interventions in combating such illnesses. In addition, "Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome" has contemporary relevance, as malaria remains a major public health threat in many parts of the world. The book serves as a reminder of the importance of ongoing efforts to combat the disease and highlights the critical role that history can play in informing current public health policies.

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English

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English

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1907

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William Henry Samuel Jones was a British writer, translator, and academic. He was nicknamed Malaria Jones, because of his theory that malaria was instrumental in the downfall of the classical civiliza...

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