Black Death at the Golden Gate : the race to save America from the bubonic plague

ISBN: 
9780393609455
Author: 
Randall, David K.
Publisher: 
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition: 
First Edition
Physical description: 
273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publishing date: 
May 7, 2019
Book Description: 

Traces the massive effort to contain an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 San Francisco, detailing how the process was complicated by virulent racism, pseudoscience, and political cover-ups.

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