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An American Plague
The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
Accompanied by black-and-white archival photos and drawn from first-hand accounts, this book tells of the devastation rendered to the city of Philadelphia in 1793 by an incurable disease known as yellow fever, detailing the major social and political events as well as 18th-century medical beliefs and practices.