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Pandemic 1918 : eyewitness accounts from the greatest medical holocaust in modern history / Catharine Arnold.

By: Arnold, Catharine [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2018Copyright date: �2018Edition: First U.S. edition.Description: 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250139436; 1250139430.Subject(s): Influenza Epidemic (1918-1919) | Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 | Influenza -- Epidemiology -- History -- 20th century | Influenza -- History -- 20th century | Epidemics -- History -- 20th century | Influenza Pandemic, 1918-1919 -- history | Influenza, Human -- history | Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype | Pandemics -- history | History, 20th Century | Epidemics | Influenza | Influenza -- Epidemiology | 1900-1999Genre/Form: History. | Nonfiction.DDC classification: 614.5/1809041
Contents:
Introduction: An ill wind -- A victim and a survivor -- "Knock me down" fever -- The killer without a name -- The invisible enemy -- One deadly summer -- Know thy enemy -- The fangs of death -- Like fighting with a ghost -- Eye of the storm -- A winding sheet and a wooden box -- The Spanish Lady goes to Washington -- "You can't do anything for flu" -- "Native daughter dies" -- The fatal voyage -- Ship of death -- "Like a thief in the night" -- The dying fall -- Armistice Day -- Black November -- Aftermath -- "Viral archaeology" -- The Hong Kong connection -- Secrets of the grave.
Summary: "Before HIV or Ebola, there was the Spanish flu--this narrative history marks the one hundredth anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history"--Dust jacket flap.
List(s) this item appears in: Plague and Pandemic March 20
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"First published in Great Britain by Michael O'Mara Books Limited."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-344) and index.

Introduction: An ill wind -- A victim and a survivor -- "Knock me down" fever -- The killer without a name -- The invisible enemy -- One deadly summer -- Know thy enemy -- The fangs of death -- Like fighting with a ghost -- Eye of the storm -- A winding sheet and a wooden box -- The Spanish Lady goes to Washington -- "You can't do anything for flu" -- "Native daughter dies" -- The fatal voyage -- Ship of death -- "Like a thief in the night" -- The dying fall -- Armistice Day -- Black November -- Aftermath -- "Viral archaeology" -- The Hong Kong connection -- Secrets of the grave.

"Before HIV or Ebola, there was the Spanish flu--this narrative history marks the one hundredth anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history"--Dust jacket flap.

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