"America's Forgotten Pandemic" Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

"America's Forgotten Pandemic"
A review of Alfred Crosby's work "America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918".
# 98103 | 1,194 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 07, 2007 in History (U.S. 1900-1930) , Literature (General)

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The paper examines Alfred Crosby's book, "America's Forgotten Pandemic", which is considered the definitive work on the Spanish influenza that spread worldwide between August 1918 and March 1919. The paper examines Crosby's main arguments about why this pandemic, though so large in scope and so damaging to the youth of America during that era, escaped the national consciousness. The paper discusses how "America's Forgotten Pandemic" has become extremely popular over the course of the last twenty years.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Crosby, Alfred, America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989)

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