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Rosen, William

Summary: Weaving together evolutionary microbiology, economics, military strategy, ecology, and ancient and modern medicine, author Rosen tells of history's first pandemic--a plague seven centuries before the Black Death that killed tens of millions, devastated the empires of Persia and Rome, left victims from Ireland to Iraq, and opened the way for the armies of Islam. Emperor Justinian had reunified...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.5013 ROS

Rosen, William

Summary: As late as the 1930s, virtually no drug intended for sickness did any good; doctors could set bones, deliver babies, and offer palliative care. That all changed in less than a generation with the discovery and development of a new category of medicine known as antibiotics. By 1955, the age-old evolutionary relationship between humans and microbes had been transformed, trivializing once-deadly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615 ROS

Rosen, William

Summary: Traces how the adoption of the concept of intellectual property transformed the world after a millennium of poor progress in human welfare, documenting how a group of inventors and entrepreneurs developed the steam engine technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 908.81 Rosen 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.81 ROS

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI