Books tagged: cholera

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In the Interest of Truth: The Life and Science of Surgeon General George Miller Sternberg - Yellow Fever, Bacteriology, Immunology and Cholera in New York City, War with Spain, Progressive Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army is a biography of the life and career of Surgeon General George Sternberg.
The Seer and the Scholar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,360. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
A chance discovery takes anthropologist-turned-novelist Maude Travers through a centuries-old missing person's investigation. Each piece of evidence triggers vivid dreams of the Sloane sisters as they help Buffalo's poorest residents during the cholera epidemic of 1849. A psychic medium and the spirit of a nineteenth century school teacher enable Maude to reconcile the past with the present.
23 Forster Street
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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The world changed overnight with the public unveiling of the daguerreotype in 1839. From that moment on photography would revolutionize the world by capturing the essence of life like nothing else before. And one Pennsylvania man would extend the reaches of this technology to blur the very lines between life and death at his humble studio at 23 Forster Street.
Bride by Mail
Series: Six Bulls of Missouri, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Adventure, romance, tragedy, and evil come together in this exciting story, set in the 1800's. Writing to a stranger, Eva yearns for greater fulfillment than her small Ohio town offers. Frank seeks to mend his broken heart. Through letters, love blooms. Based on historical events, the backdrop for the exciting story is majestic Mount Shasta, Washington State, and the magnificent American frontier.
A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Water-borne diseases are illnesses in developing countries which are caused by drinking or coming in contact with water contaminated by human or animal feces, which have pathogenic microorganisms. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food which are infected in this way.
Medicine and Healthcare in War and Conflict
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A compilation of seven essays on the challenges of providing healthcare in regions of war and conflict: This book by a doctor and humanitarian worker discusses some of the challenges of practicing medicine in areas affected by war and instability. The content includes essays on disease epidemics, effects on women, infant mortality, radioactive ammunition, and landmines.
Electro Magnetic Pulse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What is an EMP? How is it is capable of putting you and the society you live in, back into the stone-age? Just how much do you love your mobiles, your Blackberry’s and other such electronic comforts? Ask yourself; just how naked, vulnerable or lost would you feel without them? What would you do if they all switched off at the same time: never to switch on again?
No Future ?
You set the price! Words: 1,100. Language: French. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Sixième et dernier billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Après les aspects techniques, le volet politique : quelles sont nos options ? Accélérer de nouveau... ou ralentir la machine ? Mais dans quelles conditions ? Après « l'enfer » du nouveau Moyen Âge, n'avons-nous le choix qu'entre la peste et le choléra ?
Death of a Financier
Price: Free! Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.