van Hartesveldt, Fred R.

1918-1919 Pandemic of Influenza the Urban Impact in the Western World
1992 0-7734-9195-3
This book provides the reader with a general comparison of the pandemic's effect in cities across the Western world: Frankfort, Marseille, Paris, Manchester, Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Guatemala City, and Rio de Janeiro. The work was done by scholars with expertise in the history of the area under consideration. They provide a brief description of the city's importance; statistical data on mortality and morbidity; an examination of the public health response; the pandemic's impact on everyday life; and the economic effect of the pandemic.