• Pandemic History

  • From the Plague to the Last Epidemic
  • By: John Muan
  • Narrated by: Jack Powell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to know the worst pandemics in history and compare them to today's?

What will be the impact of the latest pandemic on the global economy?

If you're interested in a comparison between the pandemics of the past and that of today, this is the book for you!

In this book, you will discover the struggle between man and nature and how every pandemic has changed the course of history in terms of accompanying or causing wars, migrations, collapses of empires, economic systems, religious powers, and ideological persecution.

You will find:

  • The oldest plagues in history: Athenian Plague, Anthonian Plague, and Cypriot Plague
  • The Plague of Justinian 
  • The Black Plague
  • The most terrible, known as the Spanish Flu or Great Influenza
  • How vaccines have changed the world
  • Side effects on the economy
  • The last pandemic: COVID-19
  • How the last pandemic will change the world

Delving into the history of the world’s deadliest diseases, this book is a work of epidemiological history like no other, with important lessons for our own time.

Are you ready to dive into this fascinating listen? Scroll to the top of the page and select the "Buy Now" button!

©2020 John Muan (P)2021 John Muan

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Not well written and poorly narrated

The topic had the potential to be interesting considering the current pandemic situation. Unfortunately, the writing style seemed somewhat elementary and the halting and robotic speaking style of the narrator made it very difficult to follow and stay engaged with the book.

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This was a great audiobook

Step by step information is really very helpful. I liked author's approach .Everything in this book definitely makes sense. I found this book very helpful.


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This audio guidebook contains helpful information.

The author explained very clearly every content of this book. I really like this book. This book full of importance information. I will suggested to all for listen this book.


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Each short story contains several useful ideas

A very educational book. I learned A lot about viruses, bacteria and how they are spread. I now understand more clearly how viruses can go from animals into humans. I highly recommend this book.

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This audio book is an excellent way to learn

This well-researched and often overwhelming history serves as a stark warning of the threat of pandemic flu. The author provides so many real world examples of the lessons. Thanks author.

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This is truly incredible audio-book.

This contains loads of supportive data. The author will recall that a lovely pandemics history audio book is covered up for us. Much obliged to the author for giving us such a delightful gift. Thanks author.

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This book is very informative and helpful

This book is very informative about the events surrounding a very deadly pandemic that seems that it has been long swept under the carpet even in history book. he truth is that I am starting on Pandemics History. Helpful to understand the history of pandemic in the world.

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This book is a historical audiobook

I love this book! I'm simply starting on my way and this book associated a great deal of things for me. I especially appreciated the section on the epidemic. This book is a historical audiobook.

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Lot of important information gathered in this book

The book is well researched and I like the detailed account of why the pandemic was so devastating. Helpful to understand the history of pandemic in the world. A lot of important information gathered in this book.

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Must listen for those interested in the pandemic

Instructive. Particularly, knowing history rehashes itself. A great book to have for the times we live in. Really wonderful Spanish Flu guideline for all. A fascinating and sobering revisionist history based on contemporary research.