America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 / Edition 2

America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 / Edition 2

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by Alfred W. Crosby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521833949

ISBN-13: 9780521833943

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Originally published in 1976, this vivid narrative of the devastating but largely forgotten Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 is updated with a new preface.  See more details below

Overview

Originally published in 1976, this vivid narrative of the devastating but largely forgotten Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 is updated with a new preface.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521833943
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. An Abrupt Introduction to Spanish Influenza: 1. The great shadow; Part II. Spanish Influenza: The First Wave - Spring and Summer, 1918: 2. The advance of the influenza virus; 3. Three explosions - Africa, Europe, and America; Part III. The Second and Third Waves: 4. The United States begins to take note; 5. Spanish Influenza sweeps the country; 6. Flu in Philadelphia; 7. Flu in San Francisco; 8. Flu at sea on voyage to France; 9. Flu and the American expeditionary force; 10. Flu and the Paris Peace Conference; Part IV. Measurements, Research, Conclusions, and Confusions: 11. Statistics, definitions, and speculations; 12. Samoa and Alaska; 13. Research, frustration, and the isolation of the virus; 14. Where did the flu of 1918 go?; Part V. Afterword: 15. An inquiry in the peculiarities of human memory.

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