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The Resource The American plague : the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history, Molly Caldwell Crosby

The American plague : the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history, Molly Caldwell Crosby

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The American plague : the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history
Title
The American plague
Title remainder
the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history
Statement of responsibility
Molly Caldwell Crosby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the impact on American history of yellow fever from the mid-seventeenth century onward, examining in particular the near-destruction of Memphis from the disease and the efforts of four men to combat the deadly scourge
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crosby, Molly Caldwell
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
RC211.T3
LC item number
C76 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yellow fever
  • Yellow fever
  • Yellow fever
  • Tennessee
  • Gelbfieber
  • Epidemie
  • Gelbfieber
  • Geschichte
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • USA
  • Memphis <Tenn.>
Label
The American plague : the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history, Molly Caldwell Crosby
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: The American plague -- II: Memphis, 1878 -- Carnival -- Bright canary yellow -- The doctors -- A city of corpses -- The destroying angel -- Greatly exaggerated -- The Havana commission -- Reparations -- III: Cuba, 1900 -- A splendid little war -- Siboney -- An unlikely hero -- A meeting of minds -- The yellow fever commission -- Insects -- Vivisection -- Did the mosquito do it? -- Guinea pig no. 1 -- Camp Lazear -- A new century -- Blood -- The etiology of yellow fever -- Retribution -- The mosquito -- IV: United States, present day -- Epidemic -- A return to Africa -- The vaccine -- History repeats itself -- Elmwood
Control code
70823341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
viii, 308 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425212028
Lccn
2006050497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780425212028
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)70823341
Label
The American plague : the untold story of yellow fever, the epidemic that shaped our history, Molly Caldwell Crosby
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: The American plague -- II: Memphis, 1878 -- Carnival -- Bright canary yellow -- The doctors -- A city of corpses -- The destroying angel -- Greatly exaggerated -- The Havana commission -- Reparations -- III: Cuba, 1900 -- A splendid little war -- Siboney -- An unlikely hero -- A meeting of minds -- The yellow fever commission -- Insects -- Vivisection -- Did the mosquito do it? -- Guinea pig no. 1 -- Camp Lazear -- A new century -- Blood -- The etiology of yellow fever -- Retribution -- The mosquito -- IV: United States, present day -- Epidemic -- A return to Africa -- The vaccine -- History repeats itself -- Elmwood
Control code
70823341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
viii, 308 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425212028
Lccn
2006050497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780425212028
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)70823341

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