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Bring Out Your Dead : the Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793.

Author: J H Powell; Kenneth R Foster; Mary F Jenkins
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2014.
Series: Studies in health, illness, and caregiving.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1793 a disastrous plague of yellow fever paralyzed Philadelphia, killing thousands of residents and bringing the nation's capital city to a standstill. In this psychological portrait of a city in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Powell, J.H.
Bring Out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J H Powell; Kenneth R Foster; Mary F Jenkins
ISBN: 9780812291179 0812291174 0585127182 9780585127187
OCLC Number: 1043362153
Description: 1 online resource (334 pages).
Contents: Cover; Bring Out Your Dead; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction to the 1993 Edition; Preface to the 1949 Edition; Acknowledgments; ''A Merry, Sinful Summer""; Infection in Water Street; Fever, Domestic and Foreign; Prevention, Personal and Civic; Crisis; Panic; ""This Excellent Physician""; Bush Hill; The Committee; ""Sangrado""; The Fugitives; Height of the Plague; Frost; Afterwards; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Studies in health, illness, and caregiving.
Other Titles: Studies in Health, Illness, and Caregiving

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"A brilliant and model treatment of one of the most macabre incidents in American History."-New York Herald Tribune "A brilliant case study of the visitation of the scourge in Penn's city."-American Read more...

 
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