The Resource The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis, Sandra Opdycke, (electronic resource)

The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis, Sandra Opdycke, (electronic resource)

Label
The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis
Title
The flu epidemic of 1918
Title remainder
America's experience in the global health crisis
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Opdycke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the United States. This epidemic provides an ideal lens for understanding the history of infectious disease in the United States. The Flu Epidemic of 1918 examines the impact of the outbreak on health, medicine, government, and individual people's lives, and also explores the puzzle of Ame
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
614.5/1809041
Index
index present
LC call number
RC150.4 .O63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical moments in American history
Label
The flu epidemic of 1918 : America's experience in the global health crisis, Sandra Opdycke, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-212) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No ordinary flu: the Epidemic of 1918 -- America in 1918: the epidemic's social context -- Fighting two wars at once: flu in the military -- A caregiver's nightmare: trying to treat influenza -- Communities on their own: the civilian experience -- After the storm: the legacy of 1918 -- The long silence: suppressing the memory -- Feeling vulnerable again: fears of another 1918
Control code
ocn875098944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 215 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135133528
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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585151
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b30327258
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875098944
  • ebl0203077725

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