7 edition of A greater pox found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by C.B. Mosher.|
|LC Classifications||PS3613.O77935 G74 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005023154|
The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birthA horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the American Revolution began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of the war in every colony and the lives of /5(5). Pox Americana is an excellent book.” —Professor Don Higginbotham, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill “I thought that the most important participants in the saga of North America in the era of the American Revolution were the Native 4/4(6).
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Small Pox Scabs Found in Library. New Mexico librarian Susanne Caro opened an book on Civil War medicine and discovered a startling memento: an envelope of century-old smallpox scabs. If so, the scabs would have led great insight to the evolution of the disease and a greater understanding of the smallpox vaccine. View Notes - book review 1 from COMPUTER at Ashworth College. Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of By Elizabeth A. Fenn. (New York, Hill .
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A Greater Pox [C. Mosher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(3). This book presents a long, complicated and well told story. The Great Pox emerged in Europe at the end of the fifteenth century. Its symptoms were A greater pox book disfiguring and painful and its course often chronic/5.
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The Great Pox—commonly known as the French disease—brought a different kind of horror: instead of killing its victims rapidly, it endured in their bodies for years, causing acute pain, disfigurement, and ultimately an agonizing death.
In this new study, three experts explore the impact of the new plague and society's reaction to its challenge. "Pox: An American History" by Michael Willrich is a non-fiction book which traces how the smallpox vaccine was distributed during major outbreaks.
Some of the vaccines were forced onto people which caused an outrage and the question made it all the way to the Supreme Court/5. The expression MAY THE POX BE UPON YOU was considered one of the worse curses of earlier days and a play upon the title of this review.
This is a page book with 73 pages of cites, notes, and index, so is well researched and not casually written, yet it reads like a wonderful medical and social by: She begins the book with some general information about smallpox, making it easy to see that it was a greater scourge than I could have believed, since my only exposure to the disease was a long-ago vaccination before starting school/5(72).
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Deborah Hayden (Author) out of 5 stars 38 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right Cited by: There has been no greater medical --or humanitarian--miracle in modern times than the eradication of smallpox, history's deadliest infectious disease.
Now, for the first time, we learn the inside story from D. Henderson, the legendary public health official who led the global effort that brought this miracle by: The Great Pox - commonly known as the French Disease - brought a different kind of horror: instead of killing its victims rapidly, it endured in their bodies for years, causing acute pain, disfigurement and ultimately an agonising death.
Books shelved as smallpox: The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston, The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox by Jennifer Lee Carr. The Great Pox. Professor Sir Richard Evans. On 5 Julythe army of King Charles VIII, invaded Italy and got as far as the city of France, which he entered ceremoniously dressed as a Byzantine Emperor.
I am giving this 4 stars for breadth rather than readability. Pox Americana is worth reading but be prepared for a lot of statistical detail. Thoughts on the book: Colonial history often rests on the idea of the 13 colonies on the eastern seaboard, this book explores a broad interwoven system of trade and conflict between native tribes that proved to be a powerful highway for the virus/5.
This was the start of the First Italian War. Soldiers and mercenaries were recruited from across Europe, along with more than camp followers. It wasn’t long before the great pox emerged within their ranks.
This ‘French disease’, as the great pox was soon rebranded, spread remorselessly across a wide swathe of the European continent. Pox Americana by Elizabeth Fenn is a great piece of work. Smallpox was one of those virtually forgotten diseases. Elizabeth's book brings together the most comprehensive and yet an easy reading reference on the disease.
The information is presented in a logical and systematic way allowing for a smooth flow and easy reading.5/5(5). Review: Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox User Review - Amy - Goodreads.
Although most children get vaccinated and don't really get chicken pox anymore, this is a great book when talking about how sometimes we need to miss school because we are sick. This book also has lots of rhyming words. This book has been recommended for children preschool age to 4/5(7).
Michael Willrich Pox Similar books. Books similar to Pox: An American History Pox: An American History. by Michael Willrich. avg. rating Ratings. POX: AN AMERICAN HISTORY. The devastation of Pearl Harbor and the American victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge: rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific empire, island.
Pox introduces us to memorable characters on both sides of the debate, from Henning Jacobson, a Swedish Lutheran minister whose battle against vaccination went all the way to the Supreme Court, to C.
Wertenbaker, a federal surgeon who saw himself as a medical missionary combating a deadly-and preventable-disease. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Smallpox is now confined to two deep freezes; the greater pox, syphilis (as in the Shakespearean “A pox on you”) is enjoying a minor resurgence.
Chickenpox in the United Kingdom has had a stable epidemiology for decades, if not centuries, and has been accepted as a routine childhood illness, almost a necessary consequence of attending by: For those who would like to learn about this in greater detail, I would highly recommend the book, Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic ofwritten by Elizabeth A.
Fenn. In But lay readers, looking for a greater focus on the impact of the disease on society would do better to consult Claude QuÇtel's vivid History of Syphilis.
A scholarly investigation of the response in Italy, France, and Germany to the sudden appearence of a seemingly new disease, ``the pox'' (syphilis), in the s.