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Nancy K Bristow
|Description:||xiii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Lost worlds --
"Influenza has apparently become domesticated with us" : influenza, medicine and the public, 1890-1918 --
"The whole world seems up-side-down" : patients, families and communities confront the epidemic --
"Let our experience be of value to other communities" : public health experts, the people, and progressivism --
"The experience was one I shall never forget" : doctors, nurses, and challenges of the epidemic --
"The terrible and wonderful experience" : forgetting and remembering the aftermath --
Reckoning the costs of amnesia.
|Responsibility:||Nancy K. Bristow.|
Bristows accomplishments are manifold. She segues readily between personal stories and collective experience. She develops complexity, contingency, and a multiplicity of contexts, and she does so