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Influenza Epidemic (1918–1919). (2008).
Very short encyclopedia article. In R. Lawson (Ed.), Research and Discovery: Landmarks and Pioneers in American Science (Vol. 2, pp. 344-346). Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference.
1918 Pandemic (H1N1 virus)
From the CDC. History, some science, and images, and a short authoritative bibliography.
Influenza 1918-19 books
America's Forgotten Pandemic, 2nd edition by Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide, claiming over 25 million lives - more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It proved fatal to at least a half-million Americans. Yet, the Spanish flu pandemic is largely forgotten today. In this vivid narrative, Alfred W. Crosby recounts the course of the pandemic during the panic-stricken months of 1918 and 1919, measures its impact on American society, and probes the curious loss of national memory of this cataclysmic event. This 2003 edition includes a preface discussing the then recent outbreaks of diseases, including the Asian flu and the SARS epidemic.
Publication Date: 2012
A Cruel Wind by The flu pandemic that began in 1918 touched with illness virtually every family in America. It was a devastating time, far overshadowing the carnage of World War I as the pandemic killed more people in less time than any disease before or since. With 25% to 30% of the world's population having clinically apparent illnesses and a mortality rate of 2.5-5 %, it is believed that more than 675,000 Americans were among the 50-100 million that died worldwide.
Call Number: Stacks RC150.5 .A2 P48 2008
Publication Date: 2008
The Great Influenza by
Call Number: Stacks RC150.4 .B37 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Pale Rider by Introduction: The elephant in the room -- pt. 1: The unwalled city -- Coughs and sneezes -- The monads of Leibniz -- pt. 2: Anatomy of a pandemic -- Ripples on a pond -- Like a thief in the night -- pt. 3: Manhu, or What is it? -- Disease eleven -- The doctors' dilemma -- The wrath of God -- pt. 4: The survival instinct -- Chalking doors with crosses -- The placebo effect -- Good Samaritans -- pt. 5: Post mortem -- The hunt for patient zero -- Counting the dead -- pt. 6: Science redeemed -- Aenigmoplasma influenzae -- Beware the barnyard -- The human factor -- pt. 7: The post-flu world -- The green shoots of recovery -- Alternate histories -- Anti-science, science -- Healthcare for all -- War and peace -- Melancholy muse -- pt. 8: Roscoe's legacy -- Afterword: On memory.
Call Number: Stacks RC150.4 .S65 2017
Publication Date: 2017