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Author Opdycke, Sandra.

Title The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis / Sandra Opdycke.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  614.518 OPDYCKE    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Critical moments in American history
Critical moments in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-212) and index.
Contents No ordinary flu: the Epidemic of 1918 -- America in 1918: the epidemic's social context -- Fighting two wars at once: flu in the military -- A caregiver's nightmare: trying to treat influenza -- Communities on their own: the civilian experience -- After the storm: the legacy of 1918 -- The long silence: suppressing the memory -- Feeling vulnerable again: fears of another 1918.
Subject Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- United States.
Influenza -- United States -- Management.
Medical policy -- United States -- International cooperation.
Influenza, Human -- epidemiology -- United States.
Influenza, Human -- United States -- history.
Disease Outbreaks -- United States -- history.
Health Policy -- United States -- history.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
International Cooperation -- United States -- history.
ISBN 9780415636841 (hardback: alkaline paper)
0415636841 (hardback: alkaline paper)
9780415636858 (paperback : alkaline paper)
041563685X (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780203077726 (e-book : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40023995345
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