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Seasons of pestilence: Tampa and Yellow fever, 1824-1905.

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Date Issued:
1984
Abstract/Description:
This thesis traces the history of yellow fever in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, examines the response of community leaders, doctors, and ordinary citizens, and examines the impact of the disease on the growth of the city.
Title: Seasons of pestilence: Tampa and Yellow fever, 1824-1905.
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Name(s): Barker, Eirlys Mair.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1984
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: vi, 122 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: This thesis traces the history of yellow fever in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, examines the response of community leaders, doctors, and ordinary citizens, and examines the impact of the disease on the growth of the city.
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- Abstract -- Introduction -- ch. 1. The fort and the river, 1824-1860 -- ch. 2. Tampa's nadir, 1861-1886 -- ch. 3. Tampa's great epidemic, 1887-1888 -- ch. 4. An anxious decade, 1889-1899 -- ch. 5. "The end of it all", 1900-1905 -- List of references -- Appendix.
Target Audience: College students to adults.
Identifier: AAA1063QF00005/05/200003/06/200818218BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), FHP C SF 2000-05-05 (DNX), FIPS12057 (snx), SF00000058 (IID), 2466430 (digitool), usf:69851 (fedora)
Note(s): by Eirlys Mair Barker.
Thesis (M.A.)--University of South Florida, 1984.
Bibliography: leaves 110-121.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2000. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by the University of South Florida from a thesis in the Main Library at the University of South Florida, Tampa.
Subject(s): Yellow fever -- Florida -- Tampa
Tampa (Fla.) -- History
Hillsborough -- 12057
Public health
History
Territorial Florida, 1821-1845
Ante-Bellum Florida, 1845-1861
Civil War in Florida, 1861-1865
Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913
Urban development
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Host Institution: USF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)11248307
Is Part of Series: Florida heritage collection.