More Deadly Than War

More Deadly Than War

The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

Book - 2018 | First edition
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"A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250145123
1250145120
9781250145130
Branch Call Number: J614.5 DAVI
Characteristics: 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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?

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OPL_KrisC Jul 06, 2018

A very informative book about the Spanish Flu and how it affected World War I. There are facts galore as well as lots of historic pictures, posters and timelines.

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