Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors
Edited by Christos Lynteris, the latest edited book of the Visual Representations of Third Plague Pandemic project, Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) has been published. The volume critically examines the ways in which animals have come to be framed as ‘epidemic villains’ since the turn of the nineteenth century. Providing epistemological and social histories of non-human epidemic blame, as well as ethnographic perspectives on its recent manifestations, the book explores this cornerstone of modern epidemiology and public health alongside its continuing importance in today’s world.
The book contents and abstracts are available on the Springer Link website.