Epidemics, Globalization, and Culture



Baker, R.  Epidemic: The Past, Present, and Future of the Diseases That Made US.  Vision Press, 2007.


Barry, J. M. The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History.  Penguin Books, 2005.


Blaser, M. J.  Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues. Picador Press, 2014.


Cantor, N.  In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made.  Free Press, 2001.


Carrell, J. L. The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox.  Penguin Books, 2003.


Clark, D.  Genes, Germs, and Civilization.  FT Press, 2010.


Cohen, M. N.  Health and the Rise of Civilization.  Yale Univ. Press, 1989.


Collen, A. 10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness.  Harper-Collins, 2016.


Crawford, D. H. Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped Our History.  Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.


Doudna, J. and S. H. Sternberg  A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.


Drexler, M.  Emerging Epidemics: The Menace of New Infections. Penguin Books, 2002.


Ewald, P. W.  Plague Time: The New Germ Theory of Disease.  Anchor Books, 2002.


Garrett, L.  The Coming Plague.  Penguin Press, 1994.


Habakus, L. K., M. Holland, and K. M. Rosenberg (eds)   Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Governments Threaten Our Human Rights.  Skyhorse Publishing, 2012.


Hager, T.  The Demon under the Microscope.  Three Rivers Press, 2006.


Herlihy, D.  The Black Death and the Transformation of the West.  Harvard Univ. Press, 1997.


Hopkins, D. R.  Smallpox: The Greatest Killer in History.  Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002.


Johnson, S.  The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic.  Riverhead Press, 2007.


Khan, A. S. The Next Pandemic. Perseus Books, 2016.


McNeill, W. H.  Plagues and Peoples.  Anchor Books, 1977.


Marriott, E.  Plague: A Story of Science, Rivalry, and the Scourge That Won't Go Away.  Henry Holt & Co., 2002.


Mnookin, S.  The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear.  Simon & Schuster, 2011.


Moalem, S.  Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections between Disease and Longevity.  Harper Perennial, 2007.


Nichols, T.  The Death of Expertise. Oxford Univ. Press,  2017.


Offit, P. A. Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine.  Columbia Univ. Press, 2008.


Offit, P. A. Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All.  Basic Books, 2011.


Ozeki, R.  My Year of Meats.  Penguin Books, 1999.


Phillips, H.  Epidemics.  Ohio Univ. Press, 2012.


Piot, P.  No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses.  W. W. Norton, 2012.


Preston, R.  The Cobra Event.  Ballantine Books, 1997.


Preston, R.  The Hot Zone.  Anchor Books, 1994.


Preston, R.  Panic in Level 4.  Random House, 2009.


Quammen, D.  Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. W. W. Norton, 2012.


Rosen, W.  Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire.  Penguin Books, 2007.


Shah, S. Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond.  Picador Books, 2017.


Skwarecki, B. Outbreak! 50 Tales of Epidemics that Terrorized the World.  Adams Media, 2016.


Specter, M.  Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress.  Penguin Books, 2009.


Tuchman, B.  A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century.   Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.


Tucker, J. B.  Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox.  Grove Press, 2001.


Wasik, B. and M. Murphy   Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus.  Viking Press, 2012.


Wills, C.  Yellow Fever/Black Goddess: The Coevolution of People and Plagues.  Helix Books, 1996.


Wolfe, N.  The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age.  Times Books, 2011.


Ziegler, P.  The Black Death.  Alan Sutton Publishing, 1969.


Zimmer, C.  Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures.  Free Press, 2011.


Zimmer, C. A Planet of Viruses.  Univ. of Chicago Press, 2011.