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Title:
More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C., author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Physical Description:
291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the purple death -- "The Yanks are coming" -- The Spanish lady -- "Blue as huckleberries and spitting blood" -- "Over the top" : a brief history of World War I -- "Over there" : the first wave -- Spring-summer 1918 -- "Obey the laws and wear the gauze" : the second wave - Autumn 1918 -- The world turned upside down -- Peace and plague -- Back to Brevig mission -- Afterword : relapse?
Reading Level:
Ages 10-14.
ISBN:
9781250145123
Format :
Book

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