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Author Alexander, John T.

Title Bubonic plague in early modern Russia : public health and urban disaster / John T. Alexander
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003

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Description xix, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Bubonic Plague, Fleas, and Rats -- 1. Plague Epidemics and Antiplague Precautions in Russia to 1770 -- 2. Medical Professionals and Public Health in Russia to 1770 -- 3. Catherine II and Moscow on the Eve of the Plague (1762-70) -- 4. Origins and Outbreak of the Plague (Spring 1770-Winter 1770/71) -- 5. Official Negligence, Medical Incompetence, or Another False Alarm? (January-May 1771) -- 6. A Pestilential Summer (April-September 1771) -- 7. The Plague Riot (September 1771) -- 8. The Orlov Mission and the Plague Commission (September 1771-January 1772) -- 9. The Plague in the Provinces and the Threat to Petersburg (August 1771-August 1775) -- 10. The Plague's Impact on Moscow -- 11. Medical Reactions and Debates: Plague Tractates from Russia -- App. 1. Doctors and Surgeons in Moscow in March 1771 -- App. 2. Students at the Moscow Surgical School in 1770-71
Notes Orignally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-372) and index
Subject Epidemics -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Plague -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
LC no. 2002029315
ISBN 0195158180 paperback acid-free paper