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The Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 : perspectives from the Iberian Peninsula and the Americas / edited by María-Isabel Porras-Gallo and Ryan A. Davis.

Porras Gallo, M. Isabel
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Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2014.

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viii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


The great evolutionary potential of viruses : the 1918 flu as a paradigm of disease emergence / Esteban Domingo -- Spanish flu in Brazil : searching for causes during the epidemic horror / Liane Maria Bertucci -- Ricardo Jorge and the construction of a medico-sanitary public discourse : Portugal and international scientific networks / Maria de Fátima Nunes -- And to make things worse, the flu : the Spanish influenza in a revolutionary Portugal / José Manuel Sobral, Maria Lúsa Lima, and Paulo Silveira e Sousa -- Between the pandemic and World War I : the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in the Spanish army, through the eyes of the press / María-Isabel Porras-Gallo -- The reign of the Spanish flu : impact and responses to the 1918 influenza pandemic in Minas Gerais, Brazil / Anny Jackeline Torres Silveira -- The Spanish flu in Bahia, Brazil : prophylaxis and healing practices / Christiane Maria Cruz de Souza -- A collaborative experience : the mutual benefit societies' responses to the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Pamplona, Spain / Pilar Lén-Sanz -- A tale of two Spains : narrating the nation during the 1918-19 influenza epidemic / Ryan A. Davis -- The Spanish flu in Argentina : an alarming hostage / Hernán Feldman -- Epidemic disease, local government, and social control : the example of the city of Alicante, Spain / Josep Bernabeu-Mestre and Mercedes Pascual Artiaga -- The gendered dimensions of epidemic disease : influenza in Montreal, Canada, 1918-20 / Magda Fahrni -- Remembering and reconstructing : fictions of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic / Catherine Belling.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.



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