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The Health of Nations

Infectious Disease, Environmental Change, and Their Effects on National Security and Development

by Andrew T. Price-Smith

  • 218 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • The Environment,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Public Health (General),
  • Medical,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • General,
  • History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies),
  • Public Health,
  • Communicable diseases,
  • National security,
  • Political aspects,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9807450M
    ISBN 100262162032
    ISBN 109780262162036

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