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The Resource The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history, John M. Barry

The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history, John M. Barry

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The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history
Title
The great influenza
Title remainder
the epic story of the deadliest plague in history
Statement of responsibility
John M. Barry
Title variation
Story of the deadliest plague in history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the 1918 influenza epidemic, discussing why it was so lethal, how it spread throughout the American Midwest, what steps were taken to stop it, and how the country responded to the crisis
Summary
An account of the deadly influenza epidemic of 1918, which took the lives of millions of people around the world, examines its causes, its impact on early twentieth-century society, and the lasting implications of the crisis
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • National Academies Communication Award, 2005.
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154512
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Dewey number
614.5/18/09041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC150.4
LC item number
.B37 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the epic story of the deadliest plague in history
Label
The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history, John M. Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This edition with a new afterword ..." -- T.p. verso
  • Originally published in the United States by Viking Penguin in 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [507]-527) 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
Control code
13974481
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
546 pages
Isbn
9780670894734
Isbn Type
(hdk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (InCu)9388C10F8A454511B10EC2C6602C6EB4
  • (IMchF)fol05993087
Label
The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history, John M. Barry
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This edition with a new afterword ..." -- T.p. verso
  • Originally published in the United States by Viking Penguin in 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [507]-527) 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
Control code
13974481
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
546 pages
Isbn
9780670894734
Isbn Type
(hdk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (InCu)9388C10F8A454511B10EC2C6602C6EB4
  • (IMchF)fol05993087

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