Bring Out Your Dead : the Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793. (eBook, 2014) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Bring Out Your Dead : the Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793.

Author: J H Powell; Kenneth R Foster; Mary F Jenkins
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2014.
Series: Studies in health, illness, and caregiving.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1793 a disastrous plague of yellow fever paralyzed Philadelphia, killing thousands of residents and bringing the nation's capital city to a standstill. In this psychological portrait of a city in terror, J. H. Powell presents a penetrating study of human nature revealing itself. Bring Out Your Dead is an absorbing account, form the original sources, of an infamous tragedy that left its mark on all it touched.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Powell, J.H.
Bring Out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J H Powell; Kenneth R Foster; Mary F Jenkins
ISBN: 9780812291179 0812291174 0585127182 9780585127187
OCLC Number: 1043362153
Description: 1 online resource (334 pages).
Contents: Cover; Bring Out Your Dead; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction to the 1993 Edition; Preface to the 1949 Edition; Acknowledgments; ''A Merry, Sinful Summer""; Infection in Water Street; Fever, Domestic and Foreign; Prevention, Personal and Civic; Crisis; Panic; ""This Excellent Physician""; Bush Hill; The Committee; ""Sangrado""; The Fugitives; Height of the Plague; Frost; Afterwards; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Studies in health, illness, and caregiving.
Other Titles: Studies in Health, Illness, and Caregiving

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"A brilliant and model treatment of one of the most macabre incidents in American History."-New York Herald Tribune "A brilliant case study of the visitation of the scourge in Penn's city."-American Read more...

 
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