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Summary: Dread: Review and Analysis of Philip Alcabes's Book

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The must-read summary of Philip Alcabes's book: “Dread: How fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to the Avian Flu”.

This complete summary of "Dread" by Philip Alcabes presents his examination of epidemics and how they reflect the social and cultural anxieties of the time. He explores a variety of cases, from bird flu and the Black Death to widespread conditions such as autism and obesity.

Added-value of this summary:

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• Understand epidemics and how our culture influences how they are perceived
• Expand your knowledge of sociology and cultural impact

To learn more, read "Dread" and discover a way of looking at disease and epidemics that is free of the baggage we usually bring to public discourse.

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