"This book is . . . a survey history of medicine from the earliest times, centered thematically on how changing concepts of disease have affected its management. . . . One finds a gratifying mastery of recent as well as classic scholarship in medical history and a careful sidestepping of positivistic excesses. . . . Disease and Its Control is a fresh and welcome synthesis of historical scholarship that will be accessible to interested laymen." Annals of Internal MedicineHudson, Robert P. is the author of 'Disease+its Control' with ISBN 9780275927790 and ISBN 0275927792.