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 Palgrave Macmillan cop. 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan A Davis
ISBN: 9781137339201 1137339209
OCLC Number: 879499020
Description: XII, 255 p. il. 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Epidemic Genre and Spanish Flu Narratives 1. Mundane Mystery: Framing the Flu in the First Epidemic Wave 2. Borders and Bodies: The Second Wave Begins 3. A Tale of Two States: Between an Epidemic and a Sanitary Spain 4. Figuring (Out) the Epidemic: Don Juan and the Spanish Flu 5. Imagining the Epidemic 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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