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The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919: Perspectives from the Iberian Peninsula and the Americas
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The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919: Perspectives from the Iberian Peninsula and the Americas (Hardback)

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Situating the Iberian Peninsula as the key point of connection between Europe and the Americas, both epidemiologically and discursively, The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 sheds new light on what the World Health Organization described as "the single most devastating infectious disease outbreak ever recorded." The essays in this volume elucidate specific aspects of the pandemic that have received minimal attention until now, including social control, gender, class, religion, national identity, and military medicine's reactions to the pandemic and relationship with civilian medicine. While World War I, as the authors point out, is the context for these discussions, the experiences of 1918-19 remain persistently relevant to contemporary life, particularly in view of events such as the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic and the Ebola outbreak of 2014.



Contributors: Catherine Belling, Josep Bernabeu-Mestre, Liane Maria Bertucci, Ryan A. Davis, Esteban Domingo, Magda Fahrni, Hernan Feldman, Pilar Leon-Sanz, Maria Luisa Lima, Maria de Fatima Nunes, Mercedes Pascual Artiaga, Maria-Isabel Porras-Gallo, Anny Jackeline Torres Silveira, Jose Manuel Sobral, Paulo Silveira e Sousa, Christiane Maria Cruz de Souza.



Maria-Isabel Porras-Gallo is professor of history of science in the Medical Faculty of Ciudad Real at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).

Ryan A. Davis is assistant professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Illinois State University.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHistory of medicine Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd Publication Date: 15/11/2014 ISBN-13: 9781580464963  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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