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Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 (Studies in Health, Illness, & Caregiving)

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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 terror, J. H. Powell presents a penetrating study of human nature revealing itself. Bring Out Your Dead is an absorbing account, form the original sources, of an infamous tragedy that left its mark on all it touched.

Synopsis:

"A brilliant and model treatment of one of the most macabre incidents in American History."--

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812214239
Introduction:
Toogood, A. Coxie
Introduction:
Foster, Kenneth R.
Introduction by:
Toogood, A. Coxie
Introduction:
Toogood, A. Coxie
Author:
Powell, J. H.
Author:
Foster, Kenneth R.
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Location:
Philadelphia :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Yellow fever
Subject:
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century.
Subject:
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Series:
Studies in Health, Illness, & Caregiving
Series Volume:
House Ex. doc 1
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
334
Dimensions:
8.51x5.55x.90 in. 1.06 lbs.

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