Big farms make big flu dispatches on infectious disease, agribusiness, and the nature of science by Robert G. Wallace

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Subjects:

  • Epidemics,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Agricultural industries,
  • Influenza,
  • Health aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-443) and index.

Book details

Statementby Rob Wallace
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.I6 W35 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination456 pages
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27216311M
ISBN 101583675892
ISBN 109781583675892
LC Control Number2016022329
OCLC/WorldCa935191949

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