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The Resource A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain, by Abigail Woods

A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain, by Abigail Woods

Label
A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain
Title
A manufactured plague
Title remainder
the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain
Statement of responsibility
by Abigail Woods
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is currently regarded as one of the world's worst animal plagues. But how did this label become attached to a curable disease that poses little threat to human health? And why in the epidemic of 2001 did the government's control strategy still rely upon Victorian trade restrictions and mass slaughter? This groundbreaking and well-researched book shows that for over a century FMD has brought fear tragedy and sorrow- damaging businesses and affecting international relations. Yet these effects were neither inevitable nor caused by FMD itself but were rather the produc
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1972-
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Woods, Abigail
Dewey number
636.089/458
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  • United Kingdom
Label
A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain, by Abigail Woods
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-200) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of plates; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Foot and Mouth Disease in 19th-century Britain; Chapter 2: The Politics of Plague; Chapter 3: The Epidemics of 1922-1924; Chapter 4: Effects on the Anglo-Argentine Meat Trade, 1924-1939; Chapter 5: The Science, 1912-1958; Chapter 6: The 1951-1952 Vaccination Controversy; Chapter 7: The 1967-1968 Epidemic; Chapter 8: Foot and Mouth Disease, 2001; Conclusion: Foot and Mouth Disease in Britain, 1839-2001 -- Lessons Learned?; Notes; References; Index; Plates
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ocm58530874
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417583171
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58530874
Label
A manufactured plague : the history of foot-and-mouth disease in Britain, by Abigail Woods
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-200) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of plates; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Foot and Mouth Disease in 19th-century Britain; Chapter 2: The Politics of Plague; Chapter 3: The Epidemics of 1922-1924; Chapter 4: Effects on the Anglo-Argentine Meat Trade, 1924-1939; Chapter 5: The Science, 1912-1958; Chapter 6: The 1951-1952 Vaccination Controversy; Chapter 7: The 1967-1968 Epidemic; Chapter 8: Foot and Mouth Disease, 2001; Conclusion: Foot and Mouth Disease in Britain, 1839-2001 -- Lessons Learned?; Notes; References; Index; Plates
Control code
ocm58530874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417583171
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58530874

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