Suggested Readings

Bubonic Plague

Alexander, J. T. 2003. Bubonic plague in early modern Russia:  public health and urban disaster. Oxford University Press. New York.

Mosquito Soldiers

Bell, A. M. 2010. Mosquito soldiers: malaria, yellow fever, and the course of the American Civil War. Louisiana State University Press. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Disease and History

Cartwright, F. F. 1972. Disease and history. Dorset. New York.

Cloudsley-Thompson 1976

Cloudsley-Thompson. J. R. 1976. Insects and history. St. Martin's Press. New York.

Cushing. 1957

Cushing, E. C. 1957. History of entomology in World War II. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.


Desowitz, R. S. 1991. The malaria capers: tales of parasites and people. Norton & Co., New York.

new Guinea Virsu

Desowitz, R. S. 2002. Federal bodysnatchers and the New Guinea virus: peoples, parasites, and politics. Norton & Co., New York.

Guns, Germ, and Steel

Diamond, J. 1997. Guns, germs, and steel: the fates of human societies. Norton. New York.

The Coming Plague

Garrett, L. 1994. The coming plague: newly emerging diseases in a world out of balance. Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux. New York.