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Author Spinney, Laura, author.

Title Pale rider : the Spanish Flu of 1918 and how it changed the world / Laura Spinney.

Publication Info. New York : Public Affairs, 2017.
2017

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  614.5 Spi    ---  Available
Edition First US edition.
Description viii, 332 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-317) and index.
Contents Coughs and sneezes -- The monads of Leibniz -- Ripples on a pond -- Like a thief in the night -- Disease eleven -- The doctors' dilemma -- The wrath of God -- Chalking doors with crosses -- The placebo effect -- Good Samaritans -- The hunt for patient zero -- Counting the dead -- Aenigmoplasma influenzae -- Beware the barnyard -- The human factor -- The green shoots of recovery -- Alternate histories -- Anti-science, science -- Healthcare for all? -- War and peace -- Melancholy muse -- Afterword : on memory.
Subject Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
Influenza -- History -- 20th century.
Communicable diseases -- History.
Epidemiology -- History.
Influenza Pandemic, 1918-1919 -- history.
Influenza, Human -- history.
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype.
Pandemics -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Influenza -- History -- 20th century.
Communicable diseases -- History.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
Epidemiology -- History.
HISTORY -- Modern -- 20th Century.
MEDICAL -- Epidemiology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disease & Health Issues.
Influenza Epidemic (1918-1919). (OCoLC)fst01754995
Communicable diseases. (OCoLC)fst00869883
Epidemiology. (OCoLC)fst00914091
Influenza. (OCoLC)fst00972493
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Editions: Reproduction of (manifestation): Spinney, Laura. Pale rider London : Jonathan Cape, 2017 9781910702376
ISBN 9781610397674
1610397673

 
    
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