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

by Murphy, Jim (Author)

ISBN: 9780395776087

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.

Age Range: From 10 to 14

Format: Hardcover, 192 pages

Publisher: Clarion Books, June 2003

Product Dimensions: 9.72 L × 7.38 W × 1.33 H

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