Flu: A Social History of Influenza

This fascinating book explores the havoc caused by the world s most deadly virus and the destruction left behind in its wake.
Flu A Social History of Influenza This fascinating book explores the havoc caused by the world s most deadly virus and the destruction left behind in its wake

  • Title: Flu: A Social History of Influenza
  • Author: Tom Quinn
  • ISBN: 9781845379414
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Hardcover
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    • Andrew Hodgson said:
      Aug 22, 2018 - 06:17 AM

      Short, but a lot of repeat information. A decent, minor work of scholarship that reads like a thesis paper stretched into a book.

    • Andy said:
      Aug 22, 2018 - 06:17 AM

      For a book that supposedly differentiates itself as a social history, there is a notable lack of consideration of social factors. And the author's style is not as entertaining as that of Barry or many of the other previous flu writers listed in the bibliography. So it's not at all clear what this adds to an already crowded field. The biggest problem though is that it gets the science wrong and once again repeats the standard nonsense about viruses, for example how they keep mutating until they c [...]

    • Meghan said:
      Aug 22, 2018 - 06:17 AM

      The reason I gave this two stars was because I could barely notice any social aspects, which was what I needed it for. Most of it was more on the scientific side. That being said, the scientific information was very thorough and I learned a lot about several influenza epidemics and pandemics. The pace of the book was fine until the last couple of chapters where it seemed to drag on.

    • Tonya said:
      Aug 22, 2018 - 06:17 AM

      Very informative. Yet not panic-stricken! Very good!

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