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Yellow Fever Black Goddess - The Coevolution of People and Plagues

Christopher Wills

In Yellow Fever Black Goddess, popular author and biology professor, Christopher Wills, brings the latest scientific developments to the page in entertaining, dramatic form. Through meticulous yet riveting research, he pens a vivid account of deadly microbes struggling for survival in hostile hosts. Beginning with ancient illnesses like the Black Death and syphilis, Christopher Wills explores how these devastating diseases have changed their method of attack through the years. And against the backdrop of more contemporary threats—the spread of AIDS and deadly outbreaks of the Ebola virus—he attempts to answer the compelling question: Will dangerous new plagues sweep the world with death and disfigurement? A remarkable book, Yellow Fever Black Goddess examines headline-making maladies with a balanced approach that respects their powers, yet has faith in the victory of scientific research. Veteran narrator Richard M. Davidson holds listeners spellbound with his thought-provoking rendition.

In Yellow Fever Black Goddess, popular author and biology professor, Christopher Wills, brings the latest scientific developments to the page in entertaining, dramatic form. Through meticulous yet riveting research, he pens a vivid account of deadly microbes struggling for survival in hostile hosts. Beginning with ancient illnesses like the Black Death and syphilis, Christopher Wills explores how these devastating diseases have changed their method of attack through the years. And against the backdrop of more contemporary threats—the spread of AIDS and deadly outbreaks of the Ebola virus—he attempts to answer the compelling question: Will dangerous new plagues sweep the world with death and disfigurement? A remarkable book, Yellow Fever Black Goddess examines headline-making maladies with a balanced approach that respects their powers, yet has faith in the victory of scientific research. Veteran narrator Richard M. Davidson holds listeners spellbound with his thought-provoking rendition.
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In Yellow Fever Black Goddess, popular author and biology professor, Christopher Wills, brings the latest scientific developments to the page in entertaining, dramatic form. Through meticulous yet riveting research, he pens a vivid account of deadly microbes struggling for survival in hostile hosts. Beginning with ancient illnesses like the Black Death and syphilis, Christopher Wills explores how these devastating diseases have changed their method of attack through the years. And against the backdrop of more contemporary threats—the spread of AIDS and deadly outbreaks of the Ebola virus—he attempts to answer the compelling question: Will dangerous new plagues sweep the world with death and disfigurement? A remarkable book, Yellow Fever Black Goddess examines headline-making maladies with a balanced approach that respects their powers, yet has faith in the victory of scientific research. Veteran narrator Richard M. Davidson holds listeners spellbound with his thought-provoking rendition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Davidson

Length:

12h 24m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:38


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

14:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:01


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:48


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

13:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

13:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:33


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:15


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

26:46


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:10


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:24


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:53


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

18:40


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

11:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

19:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:11


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

28:48


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

30:57


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:24


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

18:41


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

14:57


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

09:16


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

13:13


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

11:31


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

13:07


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:45


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

12:09


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

10:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:59


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

24:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

21:01


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

27:14


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:54


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

14:53


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

14:25


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:01


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:42


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

02:00