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Title Influenza and public health : learning from past pandemics / edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick and Susan Craddock ; with Jennifer Gunn
Published London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010


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Description xviii, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Science in society series
Science in society series.
Contents Globalized complexity and the microbial traffic of new and emerging infectious disease threats / S. Harris Ali -- Barcelona's influenza : a comparison of the 1889-1890 and 1918 autumn outbreaks / Esteban Rodríguez-Ocaña -- Prevent or heal, laissez-faire or coerce? : the public health politics of influenza in France, 1918-1919 / Anne Rasmussen. Influenza epidemics and the politics of historical analogy / Patrick Zylberman. Influenza and historians : a difficult past / Ilana Löwy -- Are influenzas in southern China byproducts of the region's globalizing historical present? / Robert G. Wallace ... [et al.] -- Recent influenza epidemics and implications for contemporary influenza research / Sylvie van der Werf -- Influenza and the remaking of epidemiology, 1918-1960 / John M. Eyler -- Hong Kong flu (1968) revisited 40 years later / Claude Hannoun with Susan Craddock. Influenza histories and the coexistence of old and new / Frédéric Keck -- Mobility restrictions, isolation, and quarantine : historical perspectives on contemporary debates / Tamara Giles-Vernick, Susan Craddock, and Jennifer Gunn -- Flu epidemics, knowledge sharing and intellectual property / Maurice Cassier -- Biosecurity in the time of avian influenza, Vietnam / Annick Guénel and Sylvia Klingberg. Ethics and epidemics : reflections on contemporary stakes of transparency and equity / Marc Guerrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Influenza -- History.
Influenza, Human -- history.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Public Health -- history.
Author Giles-Vernick, Tamara, 1962-
Craddock, Susan.
Gunn, Jennifer Lee.
LC no. 2010003067
ISBN 9781844078967 hardback
1844078965 hardback