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Yellow fever, black goddess

the coevolution of people and plagues

by Christopher Wills

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. in Reading, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Wills.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA649 .W55 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL985881M
    ISBN 100201442353
    LC Control Number96023934

    Yellow Fever, Black Goddess by Christopher Wills, Addison-Wesley, $24, ISBN 0 3. Published as Plagues in Britain FROM Thucydides to Daniel Defoe to . Christopher Wills writes in his book Yellow Fever Black Goddess: The Coevolution of People and Plagues, that plagues will not impact human overpopulation, and that like .

    In this book, the author presents instances of rapid evolutionary change caused by agricultural, medical, and industrial practices of humans. By Stephen R. Palumbi [New York: W.W. Norton & . Find Your TF Fantasy Goddess in on Yellowbook. Get contact details or leave a review about this business.

    THE YELLOW FEVER AND THE BLACK VOMIT An infectious virus, according to Peter Medewar, is a piece of nucleic acid surrounded by bad news. This is what the virus carried by the female Culicidae Aëdes aegypti mosquito, causing what was known as black vomit, the American plague, yellow jacket, bronze John, dock. The term yellow fever is analogous to the term jungle fever, an offensive slang expression used for racial fetishism associated with Caucasian women whose sexual interests focus on black men. Other names used for those with an Asian fetish are rice kings, rice chasers and rice lovers.


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