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The Deadly Truth

A History of Disease in America

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PAPERBACK

$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674017573

Publication Date: 03/31/2005

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368 pages

5-3/4 x 8-7/8 inches

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Gerald N. Grob was Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine, Emeritus, at Rutgers University.

Awards & Accolades

  • Honor Book, 2003 New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Award
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene