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Black Death at the Golden Gate : the race to save America from the bubonic plague
Title:
Black Death at the Golden Gate : the race to save America from the bubonic plague
ISBN:
9780393609455
Physical Description:
273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents:
Prologue: Fighting the devil with fire -- Across the sea -- The Nippon Maru -- The imperial city -- Criminal idiocy -- Fault lines -- Quarantine -- Oust the faker -- An infamous compact -- An impossible task -- A most peculiar team -- As soon as possible -- The unpleasant past -- For god's sake send food -- Two percent -- The worst corner of hell -- One of California's adopted sons -- Cast aside -- A hero once more -- Epilogue: how close we came.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]