Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in spain 1918. (Book, 2016) []
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Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in spain 1918.

Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in spain 1918.

Author: R Davis
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The 1918 Spanish flu epidemic is now widely recognized as the most devastating disease outbreak in recorded history. This cultural history reconstructs Spaniards' experience of the flu and traces the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Davis
ISBN: 1349464392 9781349464395
OCLC Number: 951520359
Contents: Introduction: Epidemic Genre and Spanish Flu Narratives 1. Mundane Mystery: Framing the Flu in the First Epidemic Wave 2. Borders and Bodies: The Second Wave Begins 3. A Tale of Two States: Between an Epidemic and a Sanitary Spain 4. Figuring (Out) the Epidemic: Don Juan and the Spanish Flu 5. Imagining the Epidemic Nation: Citizens, Characters, and Cartoons Conclusion: A Telling Epidemic, a Storied Nation


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"The Spanish Flu ... make a significant contributionto our understanding of how civilians living within specific national culturesexperienced the epidemic ... . this book richly suggests new paths Read more...

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