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Childhood epidemics and the demographic landscape of the Aland Archipelago
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Historically, the introduction of childhood diseases such as measles or smallpox resulted in the infection of nearly every susceptible individual in a community. While smallpox has long been considered the deadlier of the ...
"Send only your serious cases"--delivering flu to Toronto: an anthropological analysis of the 1918-19 influenza epidemic in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This project looks at the 1918-19 pandemic influenza experience in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Based on historical records (most notably death registries and archival material) this work strives to understand the social, ...