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

by J. H. Powell (Author)
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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.

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Contributors
Kenneth R. Foster (Introduction author), Mary F. Jenkins (Introduction author), Anna Coxe Toogood (Introduction author)
Publication Date
June 10, 2014
Publisher
Collection
Page count
334
ISBN
9780812291179
Paper ISBN
9780812214239