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The Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in Spain, 1918

Author(s):
Davis, Ryan A, author
Title(s):
The Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in Spain, 1918 / Ryan A. Davis.
Edition:
First edition.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Description:
xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781137339201
1137339209
LCCN:
2013014742
MeSH:
Cultural Characteristics
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice/ethnology
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Influenza Pandemic, 1918-1919/history*
Influenza, Human/history
Spain/ethnology
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: epidemic genre and Spanish flu narrative(s) -- A mundane mystery: framing the flu in the first epidemic wave -- Of borders and bodies: the second wave begins -- A tale of two states: between an epidemic and a sanitary Spain -- Figuring (out) the epidemic: Don Juan and Spanish influenza -- Visualizing the Spanish flu nation: citizens, characters, and cartoons -- Conclusion: a telling epidemic, a storied nation.
NLM ID:
101620206 [Book]

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