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Pandemic influenza in fiction : a critical study

Author: Charles De Paolo
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919--the worst widespread outbreak in recorded history--claimed an estimated 100 million lives globally. This study surveys influenza research over the last century in original scientific and historical documents, and establishes a critical paradigm for the appreciation of influenza fiction"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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De Paolo, Charles, 1950-
Pandemic influenza in fiction
(DLC) 2014022621
(OCoLC)879584371
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles De Paolo
ISBN: 9781476616926 1476616922
OCLC Number: 883632065
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The discovery period: 1892/1940 --
Literature of the recovery period: 1921/1946 --
Fiction of the recursion period: 2005/2006 --
The characterization project: 1995/2005 --
Terrorism and the biological-attack scenario --
Fiction of the characterization period: 1998/2005 --
Avian influenza --
Novel virus and the approval of Q-pan.
Responsibility: Charles De Paolo.

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"The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919--the worst widespread outbreak in recorded history--claimed an estimated 100 million lives globally. This study surveys influenza research over the last century in original scientific and historical documents, and establishes a critical paradigm for the appreciation of influenza fiction"--

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