b'72 Defining Documents inWorld HistoryDetailed Analysis of the Most Important Primary SourceDocuments that Shaped our World Pandemics, Plagues & Public HealthGenocide & the HolocaustWomens RightsNationalism & PopulismAsia & the Middle EastThe Ancient World to the 20th CenturyNEW! Defining Documents in World History:Pandemics, Plagues & Public HealthHISTORYPlagues and pandemics are a part of global history, from the biblical plague of locusts, to todays COVID-19 pandemic. Dealing with unchecked diseases and disasters has given rise to great human suffering and loss of life, but it has also played a significant role in shaping our societies. Advances in public health, medicine, scientific research, and even the arts have often been inspired by or required of those who have survived. This two-volume set includes content on PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: WORLD HISTORYthe Black Death, smallpox, the plague, malaria, typhoid, polio, SARS, AIDS, COVID-19, and others.Documents included in Defining Documents in World History: Pandemics, Plagues & Public Health comprise political speeches, newspaper articles, medical advances, and legislation, all arranged chronologically. Some of the documents analyzed in this set include: The Black Death: Two Readings, 1348 A Practical Treatise of the Plague, 1720 Quarantine of the Convict Ship, Surry, 1814 National Quarantine Act, 1878 LA Times reports of pneumonic plague in 1924 FREE Asian Flu Pandemic Kills Millions Worldwide 1957Online Access NEW! This Is Not a Gay Issue. This Is a Human Issue: Early AIDS Patients FREE Recount Their Experiences with the Disease, 1981The Earlier, the Better: Building Immune Defenses Against H1N1,News USA, June 12, 2009 Will the Coronavirus End Globalization as We Know It?, Foreign Affairs, March 2020In-depth chapters provide a thorough commentary and analysis of each primary source document, often reprinted in its entirety. Commentary includes a Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes. Many of these chapters are bolstered through the inclusion of Supplemental Historical Documents, which broaden the scope of the book and offer additional context.October 2020 | Two Volumes; 400 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-733-3 | Library Price: $295eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'