Fever of war - the influenza epidemic in the u.s. army during world war i. (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Fever of war - the influenza epidemic in the u.s. army during world war i.

Author: Carol R Byerly
Publisher: New York University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fever of War" examines the impact of the deadly 1918 influenza epidemic on the American army, its medical officers, and their profession. The tragedy begins with overly confident medical officers  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol R Byerly
ISBN: 9780814799246 0814799248
OCLC Number: 1023351447
Description: 251 sidor ; 15.5 cm
Contents: List of FiguresList of Abbreviations AcknowledgmentsPrologue: Eddie Introduction 1 Medical Heroes: Medical Of?cers' Con?dence as They Prepare for War 2 Building a Healthy Army: Government Control and Accountability 3 Worst-Case Scenario: The In?uenza Epidemic of 1918 in the Camps 4 Fighting Germs and Germans: In?uenza in the American Expeditionary Forces 5 Postmortem: The Trauma of Failure, 1918-1919 6 "Except for the Flu ...": Writing the History of the Epidemic Conclusion: Memory and the Politics of Disease and War Notes Select Bibliography IndexAbout the Author

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"It is a must read for anyone interested in military or health care history." * Nursing History Review * "Fever of War is well written, meticulously researched, and poses much food for thought" * On Read more...

 
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