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Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919 : A Selected Bibliography

Bucki, Deborah. Bruch. “The other enemy: Flu.” Buffalo Physician and Biomedical Scientist 1989-90 25(5): 9-13, Late Winter.

Crosby, A. Epidemic and peace, 1918. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976. Reprinted with a new introduction as America’s forgotten pandemic: The influenza epidemic of 1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Davies, E. “ The influenza epidemic and how we tried to control it.” Public Health Nurse 1919 11(1): 45-49.

Deming, D. “Influenza–1918: Reliving the great epidemic.” American Journal of Nursing 1957 57(10): 1308-9.

Doty, P. “ A retrospect of the influenza epidemic.” Public Health Nurse 1919 11(12): 949-57.

Foley, E. “ Department of public health nursing.” American Journal of Nursing 1918 19(3): 189-95.

Iezzoni, Lynette. Influenza 1918: The worst epidemic in American history. New York: TV Books, 1999.

Jordan, Edwin Oakes. Epidemic influenza: A survey. Chicago: American Medical Association, 1927.

King, James Joseph. “The origin of the so-called Spanish influenza.” Medical Record 1918 94:632-33.

Kolata, Gina. Flu: The story of the great influenza pandemic of 1918 and the search for the virus that caused it. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

Patterson, K. David and Gerald F. Pyle. “The geography and mortality of the 1918 influenza pandemic.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 1991 65:4-21.

Pyle, Gerald F. The diffusion of influenza: Patterns and paradigms. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1986.

Pyle, Gerald F. and K. David Patterson, “The geography of influenza.” Focus 1987 37:16-23.

Robinson, Bryan. “All fall down.” Nursing Times 1997 93(45): 65-66, Nov 5.

Robinson, Karen R. “The role of nursing in the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919.” Nursing Forum 1990 25(2): 19-26.

Rodies, Katrina E. “That great call: The pandemic of 1918.” Nursing and Health Care Perspectives 1998 19(5): 204-5, Sept/Oct.

Rogers, Fred B. “The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 in the perspective of a half century.” American Journal of Public Health 58(12): 2192-94, Dec.

Sydenstricker, E. and M. King. “ The incidence of influenza among persons of different economic status during the epidemic of 1918.” Public Health Reports 1931 46(4): 154-70.

Vaughan, Warren Taylor. Influenza: An epidemiologic study. Baltimore: American Journal of Hygiene, 1921.

Westphal, M. “Influenza vignettes.” Public Health Nurse 1919 11(2): 129-33.


Linda Lohr, M.A.
April 30, 2011

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