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Epidemic and peace, 1918

by Alfred W. Crosby

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Influenza -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlfred W. Crosby, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC150.1 .C76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 337 p. :
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5200371M
    ISBN 100837183766
    LC Control Number75023861

      In , the historian Alfred W. Crosby published a monograph called Epidemic and Peace: that Cambridge University Press later issued as America’s Forgotten Pandemic (). Apart from being snappier, the new title underscored the almost total disappearance from anything but the specialist’s sense of history. the flu epidemic with his work, Epidemic and Peace, in He created a narrative that not only recreated the events, but also traced modern medicine’s search for the cure. Crosby’s utilization of quantitative data helped to report the effect this epidemic had on both the military and.

    The Influenza Epidemic of killed more people than died in World War One. View the Documents and Photos. Hard as it is to believe, the answer is true. World War I claimed an estimated 16 million lives. The influenza epidemic that swept the world in killed an estimated 50 million people. One fifth of the world's population was attacked. The fascinating, true story of the world's deadliest , the Great Flu Epidemic felled the young and healthy virtually overnight. An estimated forty million people died as the epidemic raged. Children were left orphaned and families were devastated. As many American soldiers were killed by the flu as were killed in battle during World War I.4/5(15).

      In , the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus — one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on twentieth-century history. The Spanish flu of was one of the greatest human disasters of all : PublicAffairs. The number of new cases () is attributed to the peace celebrations and, according to health authorities, does not indicate a rise in the epidemic. Novem Secretary and State Health Officer Dr. A. C. Seeley approves Mayor Baker’s decision and the .


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This is an excellent report on the flu pandemic of Crosby details the origins of the epidemic in Kansas, and then goes on to describe how the epidemic affected different aspects of life during this time: the military, civilians in the cities, Eskimos in isolated Epidemic and peace, the Paris peace talks, and finally the life and death of President Wilson.4/5(1).

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Epidemic and peace, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The First WaveSpring and 1918 book. Three ExplosionsAfrica Europe and America. Other editions - View all.

Epidemic and Peace, Alfred W. Crosby Snippet view. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Epidemic and peace, by Alfred W. Crosby,Greenwood Press edition, in English Epidemic and peace, ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Pandemic The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History Hardcover – 25 Jan Very interesting book.

Only knew a little about this epidemic before reading this book. Am surprised, given the number of deaths, that have heard no mention of it in the many World War I /5(20). The historiography on the influenza pandemic evolved from two groundbreaking authors, Alfred Crosby and John Barry.

Crosby’s landmark research covered many aspects of the influenza, from epidemiology to statistics. The current edition of Epidemic and Peace, Some novels and popular histories appeared over the decades, but it was Alfred Crosby’s book Epidemic and Peace, (reissued in under the title America’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of ) that paved the way for international research about the subject.

2 One of the book’s major achievements was to draw attention to. Epidemic and Peace, Hardcover – 19 March by Alfred W. Crosby (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Alfred W. Crosby. Inthe distinguished historian Alfred W.

Crosby, already credited with writing the path-breaking Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences ofpublished another influential work, Epidemic and Peace, 1 When the book was re-released years later, Crosby appropriately retitled the text America's Forgotten Pandemic, foregrounding one of the mysteries Author: Nancy K.

Bristow. Perhaps, according to Alfred W. Crosby, in his book Epidemic and Peace,American soldiers took the airborne virus with them overseas From then on, writes Crosby, flu “passed from army to army with ease.” It was when the disease spread to Spain at the end of April that it first received widespread publicity.

When it struck England. It depends on your context (general, medical details, historical/social impact, personal stories, photo essays, etc.). My suggestion is to search for " Flu Epidemic" and "Spanish Flu Epidemic" on Amazon's book search page. You'll get a large.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (99K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. This was the worst epidemic in American history. Chapter 1 begins in Spring with influenza deaths in Fort Riley Kansas.

The civilian influenza deaths weren't noticed until later. There was an epidemic of influenza in Aprilpeople began to call it "Spanish influenza".

Being at peace, Spain had no censorship about civilian life (p)/5(5). How the Horrific Flu Spread Across America The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined.

In a new edition, with a new preface discussing the recent outbreaks of diseases, including the Asian flu and the SARS epidemic, America's Forgotten Pandemic remains both prescient and relevant.

Alfred W. Crosby is a Professor Emeritus in American Studies, History and Geography at the University of Texas at Austin, where he taught for over   Epidemic and Peace, by Alfred W.

Crosby,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Francis J. Grimké () pastored the 15th Street Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C., an African-American congregation, for nearly fifty years.

He was an active member of W.E.B. Du Bois's Niagara Movement and was involved in the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Church historian Louis Weeks has published.

Crosby published harrowing accounts of the illness in his book, Epidemic and Peace, But until the mids, this killer was largely unknown by those born after Families, for the most part, didn’t pass down stories about it.

Historians didn’t tell its tale. Yet it was the single biggest worldwide pandemic ever.THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC OF IN THE GOLD COAST1 BY K.

DAVID PATTERSON T H E influenza pandemic of I 9 I 8-I 9 has been described as the worst outbreak of infectious disease in world history. Whatever claims might be made for the sixth century Plague of .