Influenza Pandemics

Influenza Pandemics

by Lizabeth Hardman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Each book in the comprehensive World History series offers a clearly written and visually enhanced overview of an important historical event or period. The series is designed both to acquaint readers with the basics of history and to make them aware that their lives and their own historical era are an intimate part of the ongoing human saga.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420503494
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/18/2011
Series: Lucent World History Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Important Dates at the Time of the Influenza Pandemics 8

Introduction: Not Just a Bad Cold 10

Chapter 1 What Is Influenza? 13

Chapter 2 Influenza in the Past 30

Chapter 3 The Great Pandemic of 1918 43

Chapter 4 Influenza in the Twentieth Century 60

Chapter 5 Influenza Today and Tomorrow 77

Notes 93

Glossary 95

For More Information 98

Index 99

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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