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A cruel wind : pandemic flu in America, 1918-1920

Author: Dorothy Ann Pettit; Janice Bailie
Publisher: Murfreesboro, Tenn. : Timberlane Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The flu pandemic that began in 1918 touched with illness virtually every family in America. Making the disease even more frightening was the fact that the cause of influenza was unknown in 1918. The authors have drawn from the medical literature, newspaper accounts and letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories to write this social history of what it was like to live during the 1918-20 flu pandemic.--[book cover].
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Ann Pettit; Janice Bailie
ISBN: 9780971542815 0971542813 9780971542822 0971542821
OCLC Number: 233522832
Notes: Revision of Pettit's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of New Hampshire, 1976.
Description: xvi, 323 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The riddle of influenza --
The silent foe (Spring 1918) --
A kind of plague (Fall 1918) --
One war ends --
The "Paris cold" --
The aftermath (1919) --
A tired nation (1920) --
The battle continues.
Responsibility: Dorothy A. Pettit and Janice Bailie.

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The flu pandemic that began in 1918 touched with illness virtually every family in America. Making the disease even more frightening was the fact that the cause of influenza was unknown in 1918. The authors have drawn from the medical literature, newspaper accounts and letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories to write this social history of what it was like to live during the 1918-20 flu pandemic.--[book cover].

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