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

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Bring Out Your Dead
THE GREAT PLAGUE OF YELLOW FEVER IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1793

By

J. H. POWELL

Reprinted with a new Introduction by

Kenneth R. Foster, Mary F. Jenkins, and

Anna Coxe Toogood

PENN

University of Pennsylvania Press

Philadelphia

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Illustrations vii
  • Introduction to the 1993 Edition ix
  • Preface to the 1949 Edition xvii
  • Acknowledgments xxiii
  • Pestilence xxvi
  • A Merry, Sinful Summer 1
  • Infection in Water Street 8
  • Fever, Domestic and Foreign 29
  • Prevention, Personal and Civic 45
  • Crisis 64
  • Panic 90
  • This Excellent Physician 114
  • Bush Hill - September 15-October 10 140
  • The Committee 173
  • Sangrado 195
  • The Fugitives 216
  • Height of the Plague - October 233
  • Frost 260
  • Afterwards 280
  • Notes 287
  • Index 295
  • University of Pennsylvania Press Studies in Health, Illness, and Caregiving 305
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