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September 1918

Pub Date : 2018-08-28 | Author : Skip Desjardin | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781621576211
ISBN 13 : 1621576213

One hundred years ago, in September 1918, three things came to Boston: war, plague, and the World Series. This is the unimaginable story of that late summer month, in which a divis..

From The Dugouts To The Trenches

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Jim Leeke | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9781496201614
ISBN 13 : 1496201612

Baseball, like the rest of the country, changed dramatically when the United States entered World War I, and Jim Leeke brings these changes to life in From the Dugouts to the Trenc..

Game Faces

Pub Date : 2018-10-18 | Author : Peter Devereaux | Publisher : Smithsonian Books

ISBN 10 : 9781588346346
ISBN 13 : 158834634X

A charming gift book showcasing baseball cards from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries alongside photos from the early days of the nation's beloved pastime Game Faces sho..

Wrigley Field S Amazing Vendors

Pub Date : 2018-07-09 | Author : Lloyd Rutzky | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439664896
ISBN 13 : 1439664897

In 1970, a vendor at Wrigley Field had an amazing idea to turn his personal camera away from the baseball diamond and toward his fellow ballpark hawkers as they went about their da..

Pale Rider

Pub Date : 2017-09-12 | Author : Laura Spinney | Publisher : PublicAffairs

ISBN 10 : 9781610397681
ISBN 13 : 1610397681

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus--one that triggered the worst pandemic of..

Pandemic 1918

Pub Date : 2018-08-28 | Author : Catharine Arnold | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781250139450
ISBN 13 : 1250139457

Before AIDS or Ebola, there was the Spanish Flu — Catharine Arnold's gripping narrative, Pandemic 1918, marks the 100th anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history. In ..

America S Forgotten Pandemic

Pub Date : 2003-07-21 | Author : Alfred W. Crosby | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107394018
ISBN 13 : 1107394015

Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide, claiming over 25 million lives - more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It pro..

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