America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza Of 1918

By: Crosby, Alfred W.

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Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide claiming over 25 million lives, more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It proved fatal to at least a half-million Americans. Yet, the Spanish flu pandemic is largely forgotten today. In this vivid narrative, Alfred W. Crosby recounts the course of the pandemic during the panic-striken months of 1918 and 1919, measures its impact on American society, and probes the curious loss of national memory of this cataclysmic event.

Title: America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza Of 1918

Author Name: Crosby, Alfred W.

Categories: History - United States - 20th Century.,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1990:

ISBN Number: 0521386950

ISBN Number 13: 9780521386951

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: vg

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