The influenza pandemic of 1918

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Published by Mitchell Lane Pub. in Hockessin, Del .

Written in English

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  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Claire O"Neal.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesA Robbie reader
LC ClassificationsRC150.4 .O54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17563712M
ISBN 109781584155690
LC Control Number2007000821

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