4 edition of Epidemic disease in London found in the catalog.
Epidemic disease in London
Symposium "Epidemic Disease in London: from the Black Death to Cholera" (1992 Institute of Historical Research, University of London)
1993 by Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London in London .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-88).
|Statement||edited by J.A.I. Champion.|
|Series||Working paper series / Centre for Metropolitan History -- no. 1, Working paper series (University of London. Centre for Metropolitan History) -- no. 1.|
|Contributions||Champion, J. A. I.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 88 p. :|
|Number of Pages||88|
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