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American Plague : The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
by Jim Murphy


Overview - In a powerful narrative, Murphy describes the illness that took its toll on the residents of Philadelphia in 1793, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. Illustrated with archival prints.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In a powerful narrative, Murphy describes the illness that took its toll on the residents of Philadelphia in 1793, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. Illustrated with archival prints. Bibliography. Map.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780395776087
  • ISBN-10: 0395776082
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: June 2003
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12
  • Dimensions: 9.76 x 7.28 x 0.71 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.47 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/State & Local
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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Health & Daily Living - Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries

 
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