Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Reemerging infectious diseases.
Ch. 2. Tuberculosis.
Ch. 3. Tuberculosis in the old world.
Ch. 4. Tuberculosis in the new world.
Ch. 5. To cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always.
Ch. 6. The white plague continues. ''With their evolutionary story of one of nature's most enduring and adaptable human pathogens, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, two eminent paleoepidemiologists lay to rest the misconception that our medical technology has and will continue to conquer infectious disease.