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Published: 01 January 2017

296 Pages | 15 illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190238551


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American Pandemic

The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic

Nancy Bristow

  • Uncovers the social and cultural history of the 1918-1919 epidemic in the United States through a wide range of perspectives.
  • Argues that, contrary to the flu being an indiscriminate scourge, social identity was key in shaping experiences of the pandemic.
  • Exposes Americans' frustration with the handling of the pandemic by public health authorities.