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Title Epidemic encounters : influenza, society, and culture in Canada, 1918-20 / edited by Magda Fahrni and Esyllt W. Jones.

Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed H  614.5180971 EPID    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 290 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-278) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Public Responses to the Influenza Pandemic in Canada -- 1.The Limits of Necessity: Public Health, Dissent, and the War Effort during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic / Mark Osborne Humphries -- 2."Rendering Valuable Service": The Politics of Nursing during the 1918-19 Influenza Crisis / Linda Quiney -- 3."Respectfully Submitted": Citizens and Public Letter Writing during Montreal's Influenza Epidemic, 1918-20 / Magda Fahrni -- pt. 2 Who Contracted Influenza and Why? -- 4.The North-South Divide: Social Inequality and Mortality from the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Hamilton, Ontario / Ellen Korol -- 5.Beyond Biology: Understanding the Social Impact of Infectious Disease in Two Aboriginal Communities / Karen Slonim -- 6.A Geographical Analysis of the Spread of Spanish Influenza in Quebec, 1918-20 / Denis Goulet -- pt. 3 Influenza and the Limits of Modernity --
Contents note continued: 7.Flu Stories: Engaging with Disease, Death, and Modernity in British Columbia, 1918-19 / Mary-Ellen Kelm -- 8.Spectral Influenza: Winnipeg's Hamilton Family, Interwar Spiritualism, and Pandemic Disease / Esyllt Jones -- pt. 4 Influenza and Public Health in the Contemporary Context -- 9.Toronto's Health Department in Action: Influenza in 1918 and SARS in 2003 / Heather MacDougall.
Other formats Issued also in electronic formats.
Other author Jones, Esyllt W., 1964-
Fahrni, Magdalena, 1970-
Subject Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Canada -- History.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Social aspects -- Canada.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Health aspects -- Canada.
Medical care -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Canada -- Historiography.
ISBN 9780774822121 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0774822120 (hardcover : alk. paper)