Program | Talk to the Author | Plagues and the Paradox of Progress | Feb 6, 2019

Plagues and parasites have played a central role in world affairs, shaping the evolution of the modern state, the growth of cities, and the disparate fortunes of national economies. This book tells that story, but it is not about the resurgence of pestilence. It is the story of its decline. Talk to the author on February 6th.

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