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The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis

Author: Sandra Opdycke
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Critical moments in American history.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Opdycke
ISBN: 9780415636841 0415636841 9780415636858 041563685X
OCLC Number: 859384390
Description: xviii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Timeline --
Introduction --
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 --
Documents.
Series Title: Critical moments in American history.
Responsibility: Sandra Opdycke.

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