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Bring out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793

Bring out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 - 93 edition

Bring out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 - 93 edition

ISBN13: 9780812214239

ISBN10: 0812214234

Bring out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 by J. H. Powell - ISBN 9780812214239
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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International: No
Bring out Your Dead : The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 by J. H. Powell - ISBN 9780812214239

ISBN13: 9780812214239

ISBN10: 0812214234

Edition: 93

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Summary

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.

Author Bio

Powell, John Harvey :

John Harvey Powell (1914-1971) graduated from Swarthmore College and earned his Ph.D. degree in American History at the University of Iowa.