The Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in Spain, 1918 (Book, 2013) [Portland Community College Library]
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The Spanish flu : narrative and cultural identity in Spain, 1918

Author: Ryan A Davis
Publisher: New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The 1918 Spanish flu epidemic is now widely recognized as the most devastating disease outbreak in recorded history. This cultural history reconstructs Spaniards' experience of the flu and traces the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan A Davis
ISBN: 9781137339201 1137339209 1137339217 9781137339218
DOI: 10.1057/9781137339218
OCLC Number: 841516476
Description: xii, 255 pages ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Ryan A. Davis.
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"The Spanish Flu ... make a significant contributionto our understanding of how civilians living within specific national culturesexperienced the epidemic ... . this book richly suggests new paths Read more...

 
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