Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 (Paperback)

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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 ...

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    John Harvey Powell (1914-1971) graduated from Swarthmore College and earned his Ph.D. degree in American History at the University of Iowa. Kenneth R. Foster is Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Mary F. Jenkins is a Supervisory Park Ranger and Supervisor of the Dolley Todd Madison House and Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park. Anna Coxe Toogood is Park Historian at Independence National Historical Park.

    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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    ISBN 9780812214239
    Genre HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
    Format Paperback
    Pages 304
    Publisher Date 1993-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Univ of Pennsylvania Pr
    Copyright Year 1993
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.05 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793
    Series Name Studies in Health, Illness, and Caregiving
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Professional and scholarly
    Authors Powell, J. H.

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