Stacking the coffins: Influenza, war and revolution in Ireland, 1918-19

Stacking the coffins: Influenza, war and revolution in Ireland, 1918-19

by Ida Milne

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526122698
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 968,627
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ida Milne is an Irish social historian whose principal research interests lie in the effects of disease on twentieth century Ireland

Table of Contents

1 A 'mysterious malady' - or a 'perfect storm'?

2 The flu: a news perspective

3 Counting the ill and the dead

4 'Managing' the crisis

5 The doctors' view: medical puzzle, politics and the search for cures

6 Hospitals and other institutions: coping with crises

7 Dying and surviving: eye witnesses

8 Influenza as a political tool

9 Epilogue: the long aftermath

Index

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