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4 / 5
This book is chalked full of some facts and figures in some utmost pandemic of 1918. It covers everything of one a lot before explosion that was in the small city in some the USA to an arrival how was in 1922 - 1923. A book also covers alot in future explosions of another flu like a one in 1997 and 2003 which is all has related to a one in 1918.
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In the recent flight has read the good book has called, 'A Flu Adds - A History of Epic of Prague Deadlier in History' for John M. Barry. Ossia Probably any one a better book to read in the plan where the people are cough .

Of a coverage of slip: in a winter of 1918, the majority of lethal flu of the history of the viruses is born. On one next year flourished killing like this a lot of pleasure 100 million people.

Took almost 100 pages to take to a book because of medical slang, the big number of characters, technical investigation, and historical footnotes. With which can do not dip down for a prójimo 350 pages.

A book a lot so only has said a history of this flu adds but says of a social impact and people that isolated results and like the communities no longer have helped each one another.

Particularly is that it interests in light of one of some books am listening the on CD has called, esocial Intelligence' for Daniel Goleman that habladurías of an importance of social interaction on health and well when being.

In some communities, 60 or 70 of a population has been dried was.

I medical researchers have not been very connected and has not collaborated well during a crisis and the medicine was the way behind where is today. (Although it does not think it is in advances like this far pleasure to them to knots would like him think.) This day, in some chances they still bled people to try to help them improve.

A book me think of my own mortality (something that tends to struggle, for this an exercise, etc.). Have also does to think of a social system that has.

A book is extremely very researched with 50 pages of footnotes.

Although this is not the business book, certainly interest and has learnt to plot. I think that need of subjects to think in that spends in a prójimo pandemic. All requires the plan.
5 / 5
Wow. One classifies of Utmost Flu of blew was. It likes more than the people have listened of a 1918 flu, but also likes more there is not reading never in fact anything in an epidemic. My first introduction to a subject has come like the young nurse that read in the neurology ward where Parkinson the illness has been diagnosed and has treated. At the same time it was believed to have arisen like the late neurological answered to this infection. For everything knows still can think so. During an epidemic of swine flu and a controversy in a vaccine had caused the increase in an incidence of Guillian Sweeps, of the like this-called French polio, a 1918 flu was has mentioned frequently. After reading the book of Gentleman Barry certainly can see reason.
That surprise more in a pandemic of 1918 is not his virulence so as his repercussions. He to good sure arrived during one the majority of obtrusive time, almost trying Murphey law that anything can go bad he and a worse possible time. Probably one of some the majority of the significant results of a flu resembles has been an effect has in some terms of peaces. A rest to ask Wilson had not been affected by a flu in like this breaking the way and in like this crucial the time, if Second world-wide War could be be avert. Besides a lot it is done of a nihilism of a @@@1920s, the stray generation concealed among some two world-wide wars. A youngster of one was has looked for having spent of the loss of innocence that is attributed often to some effects of a WWI experience and a death of a overconfident way of life of 19th century. It looks mine that far more harm to a confidence of young adults has been due to some effects of an epidemic of flu. Certainly the discussion of Barry a character of a @@@1920s and @@@1930s clear mine.
A differential effect of a flu in some varied groups of ages, suggests a lot in an effect of a virus in an immune system. Prpers Having had to direct patient with ARDS in ICU, the majority of them to the very young people like of those in 1918, hardly can imagine that it can have been like to be the nurse during the time previously the therapy and ventilation maquinal of sophisticated drug. We lose ARDS patient with an unpleasant frequency included now. In 1918 it was not that one could have helped included the patient so only survives it. It have to that it quell'has been appallingly painful to some personnel, overworked how were, included ailing they like this some were, to look the patient data that way especially like this of the points of author was again and again because like this of these patients were in a prime of life and has had so much to live for closing. Certainly it is the one who his effect is on be me on some years.
Although some tentativas of author to reassure a reader that although we can have other alike pandemic, a result will be less devastating because of our modern medical eases and experience, can not help but think of a Titanic! It can not sink, knows, reason was a product of one the majority of modern technology and updated of his time. Perhaps MRSA (methacillin that resists staph aureus) and VRE (vanco that resists enterococci) will be our armageddon!
A serious and fascinating book. One each worker of the priest of the health would owe that read.
4 / 5
In an Utmost Flu, John Barry has produced the macizo and exhaustively has researched description of one of some more utmost disasters of human history. At least, of a point of seen American. While there is the pocolas references to look to that is gone in in a rest of a world, has no serious discussion of any tentativas to treat a pandemic in other countries, included in another has industrialised country. In another hand, Barry has chosen the a lot concrete point of view: a transition of American medicine and medical formation of folk sensatez the science. It is the point to oblige in that to balance the longitude and exhaustive ( has to that word again) studio of as Amsterdam and, specifically, the American medicine has faced an epidemic in that the people has been in decline faster that a technology of a time could manage, an epidemic in that society was almost overwhelmed for death.
Like another reviewers there is remarked, the weakness of a book is the tendency to melodrama, as in a far-too-label repeated often lines "This was flu . Only flu." After the moment, thinks to calm, "Yes, we take it to knots. It gives it the other."
In another hand, a book has one of these quirky exposures of real brilliance in some last two chapters in that Barry extracted the one who the science is done well (in a chance of Oswald Avery) or bad fact (in a chance of Paul A. Lewis). These two chapters are like this strong that could be in his own, and that it has to that say in a process of scientist has thought is fascinating. The history of Avery is that of the man the one who was so only relentessly directed, the one who has maintained to undermine deeper and deeper to the subject alone until it discovers a source of inheritance he. The history of Lewis, in another hand, is that of the man the one who has lost simply his way. It distracts for a need to administer an institute, a need constantly to create money, to treat a politics of science, a need to socialize and just simple hustle to sustain an external work, Lewis has lost a house that Avery there has been and when finalising flailing in the sea of theories and methodologies. In fact, if no laws another part of this book, read these two chapters.
Does not have any question in a Flu Adds when being the monumental work . It is like this well that you so only it has to that spend for big some bits of melodrama that pop on time in when. An investigation is, well obviously can not use "exhaustive" again, like this to the left it is it says almost encyclodedic. In fact, there is like this investigation, and like this documentation that Barry has used an odd method of footnoting. In planting to use footnote numbers this informs to a section of notes in an end of a book, has to turn to a section of notes and find a concrete page and be of text referenced. Unfortunately, like the calm result does not know while you are reading that bit have footnotes and that no. prefers real footnote numbers. Ah, Well. They are sure he looked the good idea at the same time.
In any case, Barry has produced the massive work and of entity of epidemiological history that is, a same time, like this readable as it thriller. Write this description, has maintained wavering among giving it four stars or five stars and finally decided on five based in a discharge, a thoroughness, and that Aristotle would call a "point of attack," ossia, a point in that a history really begins, which is, in this chance, a birth of for real of scientist of medical education in Amsterdam. In general, it is the one of truth fascinating and immensely readable piece of history.
5 / 5
Perhaps one the majority of famous plague the epidemic in history is Black Prague of fourteenth Europe of century. This in spite of, the plagues have attacked repeatedly of all leave history and continuous do like this. In a lot of ways much more devastating that Black Prague was an explosion of flu of 1918. A prime minister for real by all the world plague, was also one first epidemic of one was scientific modern that aims so much a force and of the weaknesses of modern approximations to treat illness. Sadly, it Is also the very neglected chance in of the terms of the history written. Gentleman Barry has gone some ways to fill that empty.
Create a first world-wide war and his consequences to be one the majority of historical period of entity of a twentieth century. An explosion of "Spanish flu" a last month of a war was the critical influence in a sequence of chance. The soldate of each nation has been devastated for flu that has had an amazing capacity to kill men and women in a prime of life. One of some odd properties of this explosion, which an author is clear to the signal was, was that it was more likes to kill in 18-35 year-row of old age while the typical flu kills so only young girls and some elderly (still to reason further of 36,000 for year United States). And this flu can have killed like plot like them to them 100 million people by all the world (out of the population of 1.6 thousands million) doing he--in of the pure numbers--the majority of plague to devastate in history.
That so only would do this plague a historical chance of entity; this in spite of, this flu can have done more. Gentleman Barry speculates that Woodrow Wilson, when negotiating a Treaty of Versalles, whose terms have directed the Second world-wide War, has been influenced to turn his backside in his own principles and leave this treaty to be written lame reason flu that dips lucido down in a height of negotiations and, although it recovers, can have done more his this has been @to @give at the same time. A flu can have affected his memory and near-on some conditions that that would direct to the his debilitating stoke in the subject of month. The one who says the illness can not change a course of history?
Ossia So only one of some surprises Gentleman Barry has in tent for his reader, included a like this familiar with to to a chance likes. It describes evidence that he the fact a lot probably this "Spanish flu" had his origins United States--Kansas to be precise. It describes an incredibly poor state of a medical profession United States in a turn of a twentieth century and as, directed by an inspiration of Europe, he handful of the doctors have turned American medicine to the science that still has not been instrumented to manage this emergency although his valiantly tried to do like this. This in spite of, the failures averts, has done the strides are to do the United States a powerhouse of modern science finally result.
To his credit, as some better historians of science, Gentleman Barry a lot so only gives a history--that follows a propagation, giving a number, that analyses a response--but also gives the look to some personalities that has helped to create and diffuse this situation. I am interested always in the book that gives a sincere look in like this some works of scientific alcohols and like progress of science been due to real people with several forces and of the weaknesses. True, Gentleman Barry is a bit repetitive but his prose is generally quite readable. Something concealed can not be said of all of the his peers.
Often like to think that the modern science has conquered basically illness and, certainly, has has the strides are has done. In another hand, a threat of rests of epidemic with us--even more like this now with a threat of terrorist-has has generated epidemics. In some point @gives this science can a lot never entirely delete a threat of illness. As we Treat an illness to surface rests of entities to the equal that have seen in of the recent years with things like this of the HELPS, SARS and illness of crazy cow. Looking to a past can resupply vital clues with like this to treat an explosion in each level. Gentleman Barry I resupplies with the interesting and in-look of depth in an of some the majority of plagues of entities in history. It is the subject finds endlessly fascinating and ossia an account that would have to be read.
4 / 5
A book that has taken recently my eye was one for John Barry has titled A Flu Adds - A History of Epic Of Prague Deadlier In History. Now, generally I owe that phobia in needles, and there is has not received never the vaccination of flu, but thinks that will change next year. This was scary material...
Barry details a Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 in detail adds. It begins to dip a phase of as the American medicine has been practised in an end of a 19th century, and that had little control or respect for a profession. And correctly so much... Almost any one could call him the doctor and do almost anything. But by means of some endeavours of the few people keys, John Hopkins the university has been formed to spend a medical education until European levels. The majority of this transformation was occuring when a flu pandemic has begun. Ossia Where a book takes to interest... And in horrible.
Because of World-wide War 1, assumes them was overcrowded to coach ease that was less than sanitary. When A flu has in the first place broken is gone in one of some camps of army in some states, was transferred quickly to other camps when the soldate have transferred. Of there that, easily exit you the cities of entities, decimating big numbers of people. And when these soldate am abroad state, a flu has been with them. When being especially contagious, fences in a ball immediately and to the left, for some estimativas, on 100 dead millions. Ossia Like this last to comprehend.
When you Look in a fight has has had to that included identify a cause of an illness, comprises like this can like this easily run rampant. One would find it could not spend today, but one would be wrong. SARS, @@@Sida... Illnesses that defies tentativas to quickly identify a virus, and is resistant the tentativas and of the endeavours to treat them. It is not hard to imagine like the pandemic could begin so more quickly today because of an ease of by all the world travesías.
Well the value that reads to comprise the one who precarious a general health of society could be...
5 / 5
Perhaps one the majority of famous plague the epidemic in history is Black Prague of fourteenth Europe of century. This in spite of, the plagues have attacked repeatedly of all leave history and continuous do like this. In a lot of ways much more devastating that Black Prague was an explosion of flu of 1918. A prime minister for real by all the world plague, was also one first epidemic of one was scientific modern that aims so much a force and of the weaknesses of modern approximations partorisca treat illness. Sadly, it Is also the very neglected chance in of the terms of the history written. Gentleman Barry has gone some ways to fill that empty.
Create a first world-wide war and his consequences partorisca be one the majority of historical period of entity of a twentieth century. An explosion of "Spanish flu" a last month of a war was the critical influence in a sequence of chance. The soldate of the each nation has been devastated for flu that has had an amazing capacity to kill men and women in a prime of life. One of some odd properties of this explosion, which an author is clear to the signal was, was that it was more likes to kill in 18-35 year-row of old age while the typical flu kills so only young girls and some elderly (still to reason further of 36,000 for year United States). And this flu can have killed like plot like him to him 100 million people by all the world (out of the population of 1.6 thousands million) doing he--in of the pure numbers--the majority of plague partorisca devastate in history.
That so only would do this plague a historical chance of entity; this in spite of, this flu can have done more. Gentleman Barry speculates that Woodrow Wilson, when negotiating a Treaty of Versalles, whose terms have directed the Second world-wide War, has been influenced partorisca turn his backside in his own principles and leave this treaty partorisca be written lame reason flu that dips lucido down in a height of negotiations and, although it recovers, can have done more his this has been @to @give at the same time. A flu can have affected his memory and near-on some conditions that that would direct to the his debilitating stoke in the subject of month. The one who says the illness can not change a course of history?
Ossia So only one of some surprises Gentleman Barry has in tent partorisca his reader, included a like this familiar with to to a chance likes. It describes evidence that he the fact a lot probably this "Spanish flu" had his origins United States--Kansas partorisca be precise. It describes an incredibly poor state of a medical profession United States in a turn of a twentieth century and as, directed by an inspiration of Europe, the handful of the doctors have turned American medicine to the science that still has not been instrumented partorisca manage this emergency although his valiantly tried partorisca do like this. This in spite of, the failures averts, has done the strides are partorisca do the United States a powerhouse of modern science finally result.
To his credit, as some better historians of science, Gentleman Barry a lot so only gives a history--that follows a propagation, giving a number, that analyses a response--but also gives the look to some personalities that has helped partorisca create and diffuse this situation. I am interested always in the book that gives a sincere look in like this some works of scientific alcohols and like progress of science been due to real people with several forces and of the weaknesses. True, Gentleman Barry is a bit repetitive but his prose is generally quite readable. Something concealed can not be said of all of the his peers.
Often like to think that the modern science has conquered basically illness and, certainly, has has the strides are has done. In another hand, a threat of rests of epidemic with us--even more like this now with a threat of terrorist-has has generated epidemics. In some point @gives this science can a lot never entirely delete a threat of illness. As we Treat an illness to surface rests of entities to the equal that have seen in of the recent years with things like this of the HELPS, SARS and illness of crazy cow. Looking to a past can resupply vital clues with like this to treat an explosion in the each level. Gentleman Barry I resupplies with the interesting and in-look of depth in an of some the majority of plagues of entities in history. It is the subject finds endlessly fascinating and ossia an account that would have to be read.
4 / 5
A book that has taken recently my eye was one for John Barry has titled A Flu Adds - A History of Epic Of Prague Deadlier In History. Now, generally I have the phobia in needles, and there is has not received never the vaccination of flu, but thinks that will change next year. This was scary material...
Barry details a Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 in detail adds. It begins to dip a phase of as the American medicine has been practised in an end of a 19th century, and that had little control or respect for a profession. And correctly so much... Almost any one could call him the doctor and do almost anything. But by means of some endeavours of the few people keys, John Hopkins the university has been formed to spend a medical education until European levels. The majority of this transformation was occuring when a flu pandemic has begun. Ossia Where a book takes to interest... And in horrible.
Because of World-wide War 1, assumes them was overcrowded to coach ease that was less than sanitary. When A flu has in the first place broken is gone in one of some camps of army in some states, was transferred quickly to other camps when the soldate have transferred. Of there that, easily exit you the cities of entities, decimating big numbers of people. And when these soldate am abroad state, a flu has been with them. When being especially contagious, fences in a ball immediately and to the left, for some estimativas, on 100 dead millions. Ossia Like this last to comprehend.
When you Look in a fight has has had to that included identify a cause of an illness, comprises like this can like this easily run rampant. One would find it could not spend today, but one would be wrong. SARS, @@@Sida... Illnesses that defies tentativas to quickly identify a virus, and is resistant the tentativas and of the endeavours to treat them. It is not hard to imagine like the pandemic could begin so more quickly today because of an ease of by all the world travesías.
Well the value that reads to comprise the one who precarious a general health of society could be...
4 / 5
My father has survived an utmost flu. You are three when it take it and there is almost has lost his life. Instead, it lose a listened in his sinister ear. It was so only another moment in his past for him. It does not attach any one his importance excepts to remark that his mother and the father have scared the death that does not survive. Fact. It has had another the one who was less lucky.
John Barry is book has researched well does like this more than the glimpse to a past; it is the cautionary history in a present also. Barry remarks that an utmost flu was a first pandemic in modern history that looked unstoppable; it kills more people in 24 hours that one the black dish killed during the century. It leaves to persist effects in a plus of the parkinson disorder of life where cells of brain of a substania nigra has been destroyed because of some effects of a virus and fever. World-wide war 1 has not been won by armies but for an effect of a flu. A long virus like wildfire pending of the barracks and by means of regiments. You are a trader of the death and the humanity was in his mercy.
Some heroes in this war against the character was scientific . Oswald T. Avery, Anna Wessel Williams, William Estaciona all was among some heroes those who marched against this bad virus. Some results of the his(and his compatriots)the toil is the world where the humanity has it casualidad to struggle against these bad illnesses.
A more saying the history is quoted of a book To PRAGUE OF THE SPANISH LADY. In him, an author recounts a history of Charles Lewis in South Africa. It boards the tram to take home. In a course of a three travesía of mile a manager has died. Then an engine and 5 another has died. Everything inside the three piece of one thousand. Ossia That lethal this virus has looked for to be.
Barry also recounts a discovery of ARDS (Syndrome of Acute Respiratory Affliction) which leaves some lungs that forests to watch the massive fire. A airways is like this coffins and desolate looking moon.
The book of Barry is both it fright and alentador. We face a same challenge now so that the pathogens continue his assault massively around his. A question has is existed always so only has begun so only to comprise a threat. We take for him it has admitted it that live in the fragile world, uncertain. Has some talents to recognise our enemy. When These threats arrive so only require a time to answer.
4 / 5
...And he almost certainly . I study it exhaustive of John Barry of a flu adds pandemic of 1918 is a excellently the accounts have researched of a deadlier attack of the virus of murderous that never paste a planet. As Barry been, 24 million people are has died HELPS in a past 20 years; a virus of flu of 1918 has murdered at least two times that a lot of people in 20 weeks. A book is overlong; it have preferred less information in a bios of some men have involved to struggle a pandemic and that researches his cause, and more in a human side of a catastrophe; more individual viñetas would have illustrated a toll a pandemic took on normal people in this country and around a world; but a narrative is quite hard. An account of as the flu swept by means of some camps of army, decimating some numbers of young men roughly to be envoys was to struggle in First world-wide War, is that it blows alcohol; even more how it is like an illness has attacked far locations out of United States and cities of the sinister ghost in awake sound. Barry mentions that a flu has saved these cities and of the cities in Amsterdam this has taken one the majority of stringent precautions of isolation, and this could be be develop more in anticipation of another visitación of the deadly pandemic. Reason Barry been without hesitation that late or early spends again, and some implications are devastating. A 1918 flu pandemic has arrived in an age before travesía of jet; that quickly extends our own time? A partner/the legal questions of quarantine and isolation are enormous, this in spite of like this beat -- win -- has to that be faced. A perspective of the turn of another virus of flu in fact murderous one @gives so only the one who defenseless is against a airborne plague. A quite can avert HIV felizmente very and of the careful practices, but any one can take breathe and survive.
4 / 5
This book is sobering wake-arrive to call to those of knots those who the failure in exotic illnesses likes smallpox and a virus of the ebola when it have to that be concern instead in "so only" flu. Barry an excellent work to describe reason and like a 1918 epidemic of flu was like this lethal, and he no shy out of a disquieting conclusion that another lethal epidemic is unavoidable. Besides, it is clear that a more utmost mobility and the density of modern life will do our disadvantage when some swipes of next epidemic.
This book was extremely a lot-researched, exhaustive, and well-written. This in spite of, was not without his disappointments. In the first place, of the rests of book to an extremely slow start, consecrating roughly a first third to the detailed (and to a large extent unnecessary) history of medicine during classical time and, especially, a 19th century United States. Particularly grating was an author is quite gushing portrait of an establishment of a Johns Hopkins University, the fine institution to be sure, but no quite deserving of a idolatry there is showed for Barry.
More generally, has been disappointed that so much of a book has been poured in of the institutional reactions to an epidemic, and less time and the space has been poured in some human appearances of a history. Some parts of a book there is enjoyed one the majority of era when Barry has presented the individual experiences of the people with an epidemic, as developed in of the papers, books, and interviews. These episodes have transmitted much more animadamente which have to that it has been likes alive by means of a fear and panic wreaked for an epidemic. Alas, this class of detail was in a minority in this book very along, which has tended to stress instead a system-reacted-to level to an epidemic, for example, a (irritatingly apathetic) answered of an army.
These critics mean that a book is bad? No, at all; so only it means that it is the most scholarly work , feigned to situate an epidemic inside the main historical context, more than resupplying an oral history that was it likes alive by means of an epidemic. For this is probably unfair of me to critique he any to be something does not feign to be; so only they are that it says that readers that loves mainly one more sensationalized, the personalised history of an epidemic can a lot of a lot of be bored and fallido thus book.
Also wishes an author had consecrated more time that a brief chapter comprises in that pause the one who the lessons can learn of 1918 epidemic in helping to give lean a (unavoidable) epidemic of next flu. Mina, one the majority of interesting and provocative the finding of a book was a description of author of as the a lot of few communities were able to escape an epidemic virtually unscathed, and this was by means of the fast response to a encroaching the epidemic peel accompanied close drastic and total of flanges of city. Enough simply, some describes that has not lost any bolt to some epidemics were some cities that has not left any to go in. These police was effective where other measures (spending masks, closing down public meetings, that does spitting the crime) was, but some legal and logistical implications of such isolationism are staggering, and I desire Barry had explored his thorough. I wish this reason--still although it is only flu --we probably in ours lifetimes be faced with such the crisis. The book of Barry an excellent work to explain reason would owe that be terrified in this perspective, but falls short in saying that it can do it for the minimise.
5 / 5
Ossia A prime minister and account more thorough of a terrible Flu pandemic to exit in the moment. This book has said a history of one by all the flat world of Flu that murdered among 20-100 million people among 1918-1922. A wonderful book in of the separate chapters details an increase of medical technology, some starts of a stuff and a terrible history of a pandemic. Riveting, Quickly paced the writing this easy reservation to read and accessible to everything. Ossia Simply an amazing history in a past illness for big that killed more then a Black plague and the helps bet together, in some villages estimates to kill 10 of all the adults, and certainly attacking down a lot of women and young men in a prime of his lives. An illness he and his symptoms and the result are detailed and how is some people those who has tried like this hard to win a mysterious illness.
5 / 5
A lot a lot of writing. I couldnt to stop that law this book. It is not necessary a lot of info there in a 1918 epidemic. Ossia The book adds and a more ive read that it is there. My father lived by means of an epidemic. It agrees to ask lucido roughly he around 1971 or like this when the in the first place listened roughly he in the book of history. Maintain the base of 3rd avenue in new york. Be you 10 years then and agrees that in a morning there would be dead organism piled up in a street with the note has attached each edifice with some names of some died those who has died a night before. An ONLY film never filmed in an epidemic is the film has titled "1918" directed for knowledge harrison starrring matthew broderick. An only novel the knowledge in an epidemic is PALE the HORSE PALE RIDER for KATHERINE ANN SPENDS the one who almost died in him but lived to a mature old age of a history of the illness that almost dried out of a human race is like this pocola remarked is besides barry mentions in the people of chapter later that do remeber thinks of to him likes him the plague any one the illness. whats scary Is that the new epidemic is way overdo. Buy this book. His add.
5 / 5
A startling done in the plague that the humanity devastated --a which has arrived inner a lifespan of a lot of alive closing today-- is a collective amnesia that like this often surrounds that chance.
While a lot of Americans have the member familiarised so only the generation or two fact the one who has fallen taken his, little of listened to time when 'spend out of your death!' Echoed to the long of American streets. It takes the travesía to virtually any cemetery to spend a house of toll of the to our death, likes the bookmark after the bookmark identifies some victims of a 1918 flu pandemic.
With To UTMOST FLU, author John Berry has resupplied illumination in that is perhaps one the majority of horrific epidemilogical holocaust in human history-- some deaths in 1918-1919 of at least 40 million humans, and a lot probably likes to to many like 100 of millions, inside the timespan measured in months.
Chillingly, The examination of Barry of a Spanish Flu by all the world the epidemic is timely in fact.
To the equal that write this, a virus of bird flu any one different concealed to the equal that has caused one 1918 pandemic, if that forces a mass slaughter of chickens and other birds throughout Asia. It is a tentativa to forestall a very real possibility that a virus (which already has infected human victims by means of bird-the-human transmission, and at present has to that 70 mortality of prices of percentage among human victims) could purchase genes to the equal that would leave for human-the-human transmission.
During investigation for my own novel, FINAL EPIDEMIC, has has interviewed dozens of medical researchers and epidemeologists. Without exception, each one which so it declared it that his dread More adds them was to resurgence of the virus of flu resembled a 1918 variant, which by means of the incubation in of the humans have mutated to the unprecedented killers of humanities. Based in a cyclic character of flu pandemics, has been said, the humanity was already overdue-- and, worse: woefully unprepared-- for such a that surfaces virales Shiva.
The investigation of Barry is intense and admirably has documented; date in detail a historical record like this painstakingly compiled for the such friends of medical historians likes him Alfred W. Crosby, The author of a definite AMSTERDAM is FORGOTTEN PANDEMIC: To FLU OF 1918, and draws compellingly to some informative accounts and the daily pending writings like lethal pandemic bellowed by all the world. His account detailed of some character the one who medicine revolutionised in some the EUA --in a process, fortitiously preparing medical science for a coming conflict with flu-- resupplies the lovely perspective in some products of Barry of the portrait.
Barry written in the fashion that is gripping still averts a tone of sensationalim beat so that it has fallen easily to, quotes a character to terrify of his subject. To the flu was, and rests, the universal threat: I EAT.W. Crosby Has written in his classical examination typical of a 1918 Spanish Flu, ' is the one who any one to take @@@sida. It was not that any to take a flu.'
The MERIT of UTMOST FLU to be ranked among a better medical-has oriented-histories in printing today. Also it deserves an attention of any the one who recognises that in some lies have spent a potential calamity of our future.
In John M. Barry is in UTMOST FLU , sees that lethal potential all too clearly.
--Earl Merkel
Author, FINAL EPIDEMIC (PenguinPutnam 2002)
and SOILED FIRE (PenguinPutnam 2003)
4 / 5
Some starts of author with a history of medical schools in some the USA as well as microbiology and a theory of germ of illness. I have thought at the beginning, oh man, will not take to an epidemic of Flu for the week ( is the book along ). But somehow he immediately obliging. I agreed of a book Seabiscuit, so only in that an author takes the subject was at all roughly and has thought has concerned me at all roughly, specifically, microbiology, and he a lot so only that it interest, but fascinating. I can you do not recommend highly enough. It was not that he this such the page-turner, but is so only concealed. I seat it likes mine IQ is trace so only roughly 20 points.
5 / 5
Compliments A Kolata book; the increases ask that we have not learnt anything in of the this in pupil in a fifties and sixties. Occasionally repetitive, but otherwise perfect history of a development of a medical profession, one adds imagines it produced (and this has produced some medical schools), and that has faced in 1918. Hard to think that some governments -- federal, state and local -- was like this obtuse and immovable how were, this Woodrow Wilson was like this careless and uncaring how is portrait , but entirely compatible with the thesis of Barry. Bravo!
4 / 5
Too many factual Errors and typos. The appearance likes every time looked on some tidbit has read like this there would be it blatantly bad. The material would be spelt bad, entirely misinterpreted, or walk so only out of wrong.
5 / 5
This book is that scarce combination of thorough investigation and interesting writing. In fact it was hard to dip down until I have achieved a half of a book, when ironically a discussion of an epidemic he bogged down. Frankly it can have done with just the tad less work (... It is, after all, so only a flu). You take an irony of this statement has read a book. But really, it is not this tragedy quite a lot of laws in him?
One of some appearances that I quite enjoyed in this book was one in-history of depth of American medical education and educators. It liked also learn on some people those who have researched desperately that tries to find answered.
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this book and am happy am spent so much of the money and a time.
4 / 5
Tangents, Repetition, convolution.
Barry crams to plot of facts in some 465 pages, but organises a bad history with constant repetition, odd jumps of time and place, and melodramatic tongue.
Where was an editor the one who would have to has helped to organise a history and cull some repetitions?
Barry describes the community doctor that play the balance of "art" to "science" in an end of a 19th century, this in spite of frequently describe a virus of flu as has wins it: "the character has chosen to bellow in 1918, and choose a form of a virus of flu with that for the do.... Among the masquerade. Then it pull down his mask and has aimed his fleshless bone."
The character does not have the volition, virus simply " it is."
Barry would owe that it has trusted intrinsic work of some facts and has said simply a history.
Yard 100 pages of tangents and the repetitions and a reader would remain stunned for some chances, not taking caffeine.
4 / 5
Has read a lot of descriptions of this book, and has has had to that the finally buy.
Ossia The book can easily dipped down! Dense with detail and a lot fascinating characters, but ruined for a melodramatic fashion. To the long of some lines of: " Then suddenly, attack with incredible force!" No a real quotation, but takings an idea .
On and on again uses this same device. Finally it results tiresome. They are roughly halfway by means of, and I did not choose it up in roughly 3 weeks.
The control was for one (used) paperback!
5 / 5
This book is a lot readable and informative in a history of modern medicine, an evolution of medical education in some the EUA, and some personalities have involved in some scientific transmissions and of the officials that has facilitated that process. One the accompanying melodrama is entirely unnecessary, but has directed to look spent the and take by means of this book a lot quickly. I have confused peel tentativas to do of an author the connection with current discussions of the bioterrorist whips--that the subject would have been sinister better era. But a knowledge has obtained have less does fearful of the recurrence the spent in 1918. All-in-all, ossia an eye -inaugural and informative piece of work, complete with unconventional the heroes have developed!
5 / 5
A lot is looked forward to this book, and now roughly 100 his pages, am not sure I same will finalise it. An explosion of flu of 1918 is inherently he fascinating history, but is unfortunate that this work adds and of the entity has been taken up for such the mediocre writer.
Simply place, a lack of author of a necessary skill to complete this history - and a publishing house has failed to pair the with the competent editor. An extension of inaugural dissertation in a development of modern medicine, for chance, could be be relate in the cohesive and understandable fashion; instead Barry hops around locating like this edges to confuse that a reader remains baffled as to a real trajectory. Much more annoying is his breathless way to write and his habit to insert his own melodramatic asides every time that looks to the sophomore that looks for to impress calm of an import of the each development. I have been tried to shout ' take it! I do not require you to add music of swelling to underscore each point.'
Upshot: A plague of utmost flu of 1918 mark the history adds. I wish the most skilled writer had been one one to say it.
4 / 5
Ossia A exceptionally well counts to write and riveting of one of some deadlier plagues in modern human history. Writing in the way that is comprehensible to both laypersons and medical professionals, John Barry resupplies fascinating detail to a doctor, politician, and social background underlying an epidemic of Flu of 1918. Resupplying remarkable details of mutliple sources, some shows to reserve some reports interwoven among pandemic illness and a political and social cloth. Like the military medical professional, think that this text would owe that be compulsory reading for any interested in some medical consequences of natural and/or man-has done disasters. In one was current of biological-terrorism, this text resupplies a lot of subjects for thoughtful contemplation. Undoubtably, One of some better books has read in of the decades!
4 / 5
A startling done in the plague that the humanity devastated --a which has arrived inner a lifespan of a lot of alive closing today-- is a collective amnesia that like this often surrounds that chance.
Pocolos American harm that is likely that has the member familiarised so only the generation or two fact the one who has fallen taken to a deadly Spanish Flu pandemic; histories of when a cry " door out of your death!" Echoed to the along some American streets had spent seldom that they have assisted it to those of knots those who is gone down surviving. It takes the travesía to virtually any cemetery to spend a house of toll of the to our death, likes the bookmark after the bookmark identifies some victims of a 1918 flu pandemic.
With To UTMOST FLU, author John Berry has resupplied illumination in that is perhaps one the majority of horrific epidemilogical holocaust in human history-- some deaths in 1918-1919 of at least 40 million humans, and a lot probably likes to to many like 100 of millions, inside the timespan has measured in month.
Chillingly, The examination of Barry of a Spanish Flu by all the world the epidemic is timely in fact.
To the equal that write this, a virus of bird flu any different concealed to the equal that has caused one 1918 pandemic, if that forces a mass slaughter of chickens and other birds throughout Asia. It is a tentativa to forestall a very real possibility that a virus (which already has infected human victims by means of bird-the-human transmission, and at present has to that 70 mortality of prices of percentage among human victims) could purchase genes to the equal that would leave for human-the-human transmission.
During investigation for my own novel, FINAL EPIDEMIC, has has interviewed dozens of medical researchers and epidemeologists. Without exception, each one which so it declared it that his dread More adds them was to resurgence of the virus of flu resembled a 1918 variant, which by means of the incubation in humans has mutated to the murderous unprecedented of humanities. Based in a cyclic character of flu pandemics, has been said, the humanity was already overdue-- and, worse: woefully unprepared-- for such a that surfaces virales Shiva.
The investigation of Barry is intense and admirably has documented; date in detail a historical record like this painstakingly compiled for the such friends of medical historians likes him Alfred W. Crosby, The author of a definite AMSTERDAM is FORGOTTEN PANDEMIC: To FLU OF 1918, and draws compellingly to some informative accounts and the daily pending writings like lethal pandemic bellowed by all the world. His account detailed of some character the one who medicine revolutionised in some the EUA --in a process, fortitiously preparing medical science for a coming conflict with flu-- resupplies the lovely perspective in some products of Barry of the portrait.
Barry written in the fashion that is gripping still averts a tone of sensationalim beats so that it has fallen easily to, quotes a character to terrify of his subject. To the flu was, and rests, the universal threat: I EAT.W. Crosby Has written in his classical examination typical of a 1918 Spanish Flu, " it is the one who any to take @@@sida. It was not that any to take a flu."
The MERIT of UTMOST FLU to be ranked among a better medical-has oriented-histories in printing today. Also it deserves an attention of any the one who recognises that in some lies have spent a potential calamity of our future.
In John M. Barry is in UTMOST FLU , sees that lethal potential all too clearly.
--Earl Merkel
Author, FINAL EPIDEMIC (PenguinPutnam 2002)
and SOILED FIRE (PenguinPutnam 2003)
4 / 5
believes them ossia a book the bed in mine "surfacing and evolving pathogenic" class. I can be wrong. If I am them bad, am taking them this book!
When being that almost ANY ONE knows of 1918 flu pandemic (not even members of a medical community) - this history is the must -read. It is time has recognised and has respected some innumerable victims of this disaster.
Is also that the imports that considers the few members milite has taken the version of swine-flu (resembled this of one 1918 pandemic) and believes them at least one has died. It is the big fright reason repeats he of a pandemic was/ is has very dreaded.
Has READ (or at least discover that it is really roughly, reason calms more probably wants to read the with which conceal!)
:)
5 / 5
The book adds, very researched, resupplies perspective on medicine of 19th century and to the equal that grows to a scientific medicine of a 20th century that struggles to treat a massive epidemic of 1919. For any interested in reason a community of public health has reacted like this stongly to a H1N1 pandemic of 2009, resupplies the good fund. It have to that be interest for this interested in history, medicine, and science. I recommended it to my club of book.
5 / 5
In an Utmost Flu, John Barry has produced the macizo and exhaustively has researched description of one of some more utmost disasters of human history. At least, of a point of seen American. While there is the pocolas references partorisca look to that is gone in in a rest of a world, has no serious discussion of any tentativas partorisca treat a pandemic in other countries, included in another has industrialised country. In another hand, Barry has chosen the very concrete point of view: a transition of American medicine and medical formation of folk sensatez the science. It is the point partorisca oblige in it partorisca balance the longitude and exhaustive ( has to that word again) studio of as Amsterdam and, specifically, the American medicine has faced an epidemic in that the people has been in decline faster that a technology of a time could manage, an epidemic in that society was almost overwhelmed for death.
Like another reviewers there is remarked, the weakness of a book is the tendency the melodrama, as in a far-too-label repeated often line "This was flu . Only flu." After the moment, thinks partorisca calm, "Yes, we take it to us. It gives it the other."
In another hand, a book has one of these quirky exposures of real brilliance in some last two chapters in that Barry extracted the one who the science is done well (in a chance of Oswald Avery) or bad fact (in a chance of Paul A. Lewis). These two chapters are like this strong that could be in his own, and that it has to that say in a process of scientist has thought is fascinating. The history of Avery is that of the man the one who was so only relentessly directed, the one who has maintained partorisca undermine deeper and deeper to the subject alone until it discovers a source of inheritance he. The history of Lewis, in another hand, is that of the man the one who has lost simply his way. It distracts for a need to administer an institute, a need constantly partorisca create money, partorisca treat a politics of science, a need to socialize and just simple hustle partorisca sustain an external work, Lewis has lost a house that Avery there has been and when finalising flailing in the sea of theories and methodologies. In fact, if no laws any another splits of this book, read these two chapters.
Does not have any question in a Flu Adds when being the monumental work . It is like this well that you so only it has to that spend for big some bits of melodrama that pop on time in when. An investigation is, well obviously can not use "exhaustive" again, like this to the left it is it says almost encyclodedic. In fact, there is like this investigation, and like this documentation that Barry has used an odd method of footnoting. In planting to use footnote numbers this informs to a section of notes in an end of a book, has to turn to a section of notes and find a concrete page and be of text referenced. Unfortunately, like the calm result does not know while you are reading that bit have footnotes and that no. prefers real footnote numbers. Ah, Well. They are sure he looked the good idea at the same time.
In any case, Barry has produced the massive work and of entity of epidemiological history that is, a same time, like this readable like the thriller. Write this description, has maintained wavering go in to give it four stars or five stars and finally decided on five based in a discharge, a thoroughness, and that Aristotle would call a "point of attack," ossia, a point in that a history really begins, which is, in this chance, a birth of for real of scientist of medical education in Amsterdam. In general, it is the one of truth fascinating and immensely readable piece of history.
4 / 5
Perhaps one the majority of famous plague the epidemic in history is Black Prague of fourteenth Europe of century. This in spite of, the plagues have attacked repeatedly of all leave history and continuous do like this. In a lot of ways much more devastating that Black Prague was an explosion of flu of 1918. A prime minister for real by all the world plague, was also one first epidemic of one was scientific modern that aims so much a force and of the weaknesses of modern approximations partorisca treat illness. Sadly, it Is also the very neglected chance in of the terms of the history written. Gentleman Barry has gone some ways to fill that empty.
Create a first world-wide war and his consequences partorisca be one the majority of historical period of entity of a twentieth century. An explosion of "Spanish flu" a last month of a war was the critical influence in a sequence of chance. The soldate of each nation has been devastated for flu that has had an amazing capacity to kill men and women in a prime of life. One of some odd properties of this explosion, which an author is clear to the signal was, was that it was more likes to kill in 18-35 year-row of old age while the typical flu kills so only young girls and some elderly (closings to reason further of 36,000 for year United States). And this flu can have killed like plot like him to him 100 million people by all the world (out of the population of 1.6 thousands million) doing he--in of the pure numbers--the majority of plague partorisca devastate in history.
That so only would do this plague a historical chance of entity; this in spite of, this flu can have done more. Gentleman Barry speculates that Woodrow Wilson, when negotiating a Treaty of Versalles, whose terms have directed the Second world-wide War, has been influenced partorisca turn his backside in his own principles and leave this treaty partorisca be written lame reason flu that dips lucido down in a height of negotiations and, although it recovers, can have done more his this has been @to @give at the same time. A flu can have affected his memory and near-on some conditions that that would direct to the his debilitating stoke in the subject of month. The one who says the illness can not change a course of history?
Ossia So only one of some surprises Gentleman Barry has in tent partorisca his reader, included a like this familiar with to to a chance likes. It describes evidence that he the fact a lot probably this "Spanish flu" had his origins United States--Kansas partorisca be precise. It describes an incredibly poor state of a medical profession United States in a turn of a twentieth century and as, directed by an inspiration of Europe, the handful of the doctors have turned American medicine to the science that still has not been instrumented partorisca manage this emergency although his valiantly tried partorisca do like this. This in spite of, the failures averts, has done the strides are partorisca do the United States a powerhouse of modern science finally result.
To his credit, as some better historians of science, Gentleman Barry a lot so only gives a history--that follows a propagation, giving a number, that analyses a response--but also gives the look to some personalities that has helped partorisca create and diffuse this situation. I am interested always in the book that gives a sincere look in like this some works of scientific alcohols and like progress of science been due to real people with several forces and of the weaknesses. True, Gentleman Barry is a bit repetitive but his prose is generally quite readable. Something concealed can not be said of all of the his peers.
Often like to think that the modern science has conquered basically illness and, certainly, has has the strides are has done. In another hand, a threat of rests of epidemic with us--even more like this now with a threat of terrorist-has has generated epidemics. In some point @gives this science can very never entirely delete a threat of illness. As we Treat an illness partorisca surface rests of entities to the equal that have seen in of the recent years with things like this of the HELPS, SARS and illness of crazy cow. Looking to a past can resupply vital clues with like this partorisca treat an explosion in each level. Gentleman Barry I resupplies with the interesting and in-look of depth in an of some the majority of plagues of entities in history. It is the subject finds endlessly fascinating and ossia an account that would have to be read.
4 / 5
A book that has taken recently my eye was one for John Barry has titled A Flu Adds - A History of Epic Of Prague Deadlier In History. Now, generally I owe that phobia in needles, and there is has not received never the vaccination of flu, but thinks that will change next year. This was scary material...
Barry details a Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 in detail adds. It begins partorisca dip a phase of as the American medicine has been practised in an end of a 19th century, and that had little control or respect partorisca a profession. And correctly so much... Almost any one could call him the doctor and do almost anything. But by means of some endeavours of the few people keys, John Hopkins the university has been formed partorisca spend a medical education until European levels. The majority of this transformation was occuring when a flu pandemic has begun. Ossia Where a book takes partorisca interest... And in horrible.
Because of World-wide War 1, assumes them was overcrowded partorisca coach ease that was less than sanitary. When A flu has in the first place broken is gone in one of some camps of army in some states, was transferred quickly to other camps when the soldate have transferred. Of there that, easily exit you the cities of entities, decimating big numbers of people. And when these soldate am abroad state, a flu has been with them. When being especially contagious, fences in a ball immediately and to the left, for some estimativas, on 100 dead millions. Ossia Like this last to comprehend.
When you Look in a fight has has had to that included identify a cause of an illness, comprises like this can like this easily run rampant. One would find it could not spend today, but one would be wrong. SARS, @@@Sida... Illnesses that defies tentativas to quickly identify a virus, and is resistant the tentativas and of the endeavours partorisca treat them. It is not hard to imagine like the pandemic could begin so more quickly today because of an ease of by all the world travesías.
Well the value that reads partorisca comprise the one who precarious a general health of society could be...
5 / 5
My father has survived an utmost flu. You are three when it take it and there is almost has lost his life. Instead, it lose a listened in his sinister ear. It was so only another moment in his past partorisca he. It does not attach any one his importance excepts partorisca remark that his mother and the father have scared the death that does not survive. Fact. It has had another the one who was less lucky.
John Barry is book has researched well does like this more than the glimpse to a past; it is the cautionary history in a present also. Barry remarks that an utmost flu was a first pandemic in modern history that looked unstoppable; it kills more people in 24 hours that one the black dish killed during the century. It leaves partorisca persist effects in a plus of the parkinson disorder of life where cells of brain of a substania nigra has been destroyed because of some effects of a virus and fever. World-wide war 1 has not been won by armies but for an effect of a flu. A long virus like wildfire pending of the barracks and by means of regiments. You are a trader of the death and the humanity was in his mercy.
Some heroes in this war against the character was scientific . Oswald T. Avery, Anna Wessel Williams, William Estaciona all was go in some heroes those who marched against this bad virus. Some results of the his(and his compatriots)the toil is the world where the humanity has it casualidad partorisca struggle against these bad illnesses.
A more saying the history is quoted of a book To PRAGUE OF THE SPANISH LADY. In him, an author recounts a history of Charles Lewis in South Africa. It boards the tram partorisca take home. In a course of a three travesía of mile a manager has died. Then an engine and 5 another has died. Everything inside the three piece of one thousand. Ossia That lethal this virus has looked for to be.
Barry also recounts a discovery of ARDS (Syndrome of Acute Respiratory Affliction) which leaves some lungs that forests to watch the massive fire. A airways is like this coffins and desolate looking moon.
The book of Barry is both it fright and alentador. We face a same challenge now so that the pathogens continue his assault massively around his. A question has is existed always so only has begun so only partorisca comprise a threat. We take for him it has admitted it that live in the fragile world, uncertain. Has some talents partorisca recognise our enemy. When These threats arrive so only require a time partorisca answer.
5 / 5
...And he almost certainly . I study it exhaustive of John Barry of a flu adds pandemic of 1918 is a excellently the accounts have researched of a deadlier attack of the virus of murderous that never paste a planet. As Barry been, 24 million people are has died HELPS in a past 20 years; a virus of flu of 1918 has murdered at least two times that a lot of people in 20 weeks. A book is overlong; it have preferred less information in a bios of some men have involved partorisca struggle a pandemic and that researches his cause, and more in a human side of a catastrophe; more individual viñetas would have illustrated a toll a pandemic took on normal people in this country and around a world; but a narrative is quite hard. An account of as the flu swept by means of some camps of army, decimating some numbers of young men roughly partorisca be envoys was partorisca struggle in First world-wide War, is that it blows alcohol; even more how it is like an illness has attacked far locations out of United States and cities of the sinister ghost in awake sound. Barry mentions that a flu has saved these cities and of the cities in Amsterdam this has taken one the majority of stringent precautions of isolation, and this could be be develop more in anticipation of another visitación of the deadly pandemic. Reason Barry been without hesitation that late or early spends again, and some implications are devastating. A 1918 flu pandemic has arrived in an age before travesía of jet; that quickly extends our own time? A partner/the legal questions of quarantine and isolation are enormous, this in spite of like this beat -- win -- has to that be faced. A perspective of the turn of another virus of flu in fact murderous one @gives so only the one who defenseless is against a airborne plague. A quite can avert HIV felizmente very and of the careful practices, but any one can take breathe and survive.
4 / 5
This book is sobering wake-arrive to call to those of knots those who the failure in exotic illnesses likes smallpox and a virus of the ebola when it have to that be concern instead in "so only" flu. Barry an excellent work partorisca describe reason and like a 1918 epidemic of flu was like this lethal, and he no shy out of a disquieting conclusion that another lethal epidemic is unavoidable. Besides, it is clear that a more utmost mobility and the density of modern life will do our disadvantage when some swipes of next epidemic.
This book was extremely a lot-researched, exhaustive, and well-written. This in spite of, was not without his disappointments. In the first place, of the rests of book to an extremely slow start, consecrating roughly a first third to the detailed (and to a large extent unnecessary) history of medicine during classical time and, especially, a 19th century United States. Particularly grating was an author is quite gushing portrait of an establishment of a Johns Hopkins University, the fine institution partorisca be sure, but no quite deserving of a idolatry there is showed for Barry.
More generally, has been disappointed that so much of a book has been poured in of the institutional reactions to an epidemic, and less time and the space has been poured in some human appearances of a history. Some parts of a book there is enjoyed one the majority of era when Barry has presented the individual experiences of the people with an epidemic, as developed in of the papers, books, and interviews. These episodes have transmitted much more animadamente which have to that it has been likes alive by means of a fear and panic wreaked for an epidemic. Alas, this class of detail was in a minority in this book very along, which has tended partorisca stress instead a system-reacted-partorisca level to an epidemic, for example, a (irritatingly apathetic) answered of an army.
These critics mean that a book is bad? No, at all; so only it means that it is the most scholarly work , feigned partorisca situate an epidemic inside the main historical context, more than resupplying an oral history that was it likes alive by means of an epidemic. For this is probably unfair of me partorisca critique he any to be something does not feign partorisca be; so only they are that it says that readers that loves mainly one more sensationalized, the personalised history of an epidemic can very a lot of be bored and fallido thus book.
Also wishes an author had consecrated more time that a brief chapter comprises in that pause the one who the lessons can learn of 1918 epidemic in helping partorisca give lean a (unavoidable) epidemic of next flu. Mina, one the majority of interesting and provocative the finding of a book was a description of author of as the very few communities were able to escape an epidemic virtually unscathed, and this was by means of the fast response to a encroaching the epidemic peel accompanied close drastic and total of flanges of city. Enough simply, some describes that has not lost any bolt to some epidemics were some cities that has not left any partorisca go in. These police was effective where other measures (spending masks, closing down public meetings, that does spitting the crime) was, but some legal and logistical implications of such isolationism are staggering, and I desire Barry had explored his thorough. I wish this reason--still although it is only flu --we probably in ours lifetimes be faced with such the crisis. The book of Barry an excellent work partorisca explain reason would owe that be terrified in this perspective, but falls short in saying that it can do it for the minimise.
4 / 5
Ossia A prime minister and account more thorough of a terrible Flu pandemic partorisca exit in the moment. This book has said a history of one by all the flat world of Flu that murdered among 20-100 million people among 1918-1922. A wonderful book in of the separate chapters details an increase of medical technology, some starts of a stuff and a terrible history of a pandemic. Riveting, Quickly paced the writing this easy reservation partorisca read and accessible to everything. Ossia Simply an amazing history in a past illness for big that killed more then a Black plague and the helps bet together, in some villages estimates partorisca kill 10 of all the adults, and certainly attacking down a lot of women and young men in a prime of his lives. An illness he and his symptoms and the result are detailed and how is some people those who has tried like this hard to win a mysterious illness.
5 / 5
Very very written. I couldnt partorisca stop that law this book. It is not necessary a lot of info there in a 1918 epidemic. Ossia The book adds and a more ive read that it is there. My father lived by means of an epidemic. It agrees partorisca ask lucido roughly he around 1971 or like this when the in the first place listened roughly he in the book of history. Maintain the base of 3rd avenue in new york. Be you 10 years then and agrees that in a morning there would be dead organism piled up in a street with the note has attached each edifice with some names of some died those who has died a night before. An ONLY film never filmed in an epidemic is the film has titled "1918" directed for knowledge harrison starrring matthew broderick. An only novel the knowledge in an epidemic is PALE the HORSE PALE RIDER for KATHERINE ANN SPENDS the one who almost died in him but lived to a mature old age of a history of the illness that almost dried out of a human race is like this pocola remarked is besides barry mentions in the people of chapter later that do remeber thinks of to him likes him the plague any one the illness. whats scary Is that the new epidemic is way overdo. Buy this book. His add.
5 / 5
A startling done in the plague that the humanity devastated --a which has arrived inner a lifespan of a lot of alive closing today-- is a collective amnesia that like this often surrounds that chance.
While a lot of Americans have the member familiarised so only the generation or two fact the one who has fallen taken his, little of listened partorisca time when 'spend out of your death!' Echoed to the long of American streets. It takes the travesía to virtually any cemetery partorisca spend a house of toll of the to our death, likes the bookmark after the bookmark identifies some victims of a 1918 flu pandemic.
With To UTMOST FLU, author John Berry has resupplied illumination in that is perhaps one the majority of horrific epidemilogical holocaust in human history-- some deaths in 1918-1919 of at least 40 million humans, and a lot probably likes to to many like 100 of millions, inside the timespan measured in months.
Chillingly, The examination of Barry of a Spanish Flu by all the world the epidemic is timely in fact.
To the equal that write this, a virus of bird flu any different concealed to the equal that has caused one 1918 pandemic, if that forces a mass slaughter of chickens and other birds throughout Asia. It is a tentativa to forestall a very real possibility that a virus (which already has infected human victims by means of bird-the-human transmission, and at present has to that 70 mortality of prices of percentage among human victims) could purchase genes to the equal that would leave partorisca human-the-human transmission.
During investigation partorisca my own novel, FINAL EPIDEMIC, has has interviewed dozens of medical researchers and epidemeologists. Without exception, each one which so it declared it that his dread More adds them was to resurgence of the virus of flu resembled a 1918 variant, which by means of the incubation in of the humans have mutated to the unprecedented killers of humanities. Based in a cyclic character of flu pandemics, has been said, the humanity was already overdue-- and, worse: woefully unprepared-- partorisca such a that surfaces virales Shiva.
The investigation of Barry is intense and admirably has documented; date in detail a historical record like this painstakingly compiled for the such friends of medical historians likes him Alfred W. Crosby, The author of a definite AMSTERDAM is FORGOTTEN PANDEMIC: To FLU OF 1918, and draws compellingly to some informative accounts and the daily pending writings like lethal pandemic bellowed by all the world. His account detailed of some character the one who medicine revolutionised in some the EUA --in a process, fortitiously preparing medical science partorisca a coming conflict with flu-- resupplies the lovely perspective in some products of Barry of the portrait.
Barry written in the fashion that is gripping still averts a tone of sensationalim beats so that it has fallen easily to, quotes a character partorisca terrify of his subject. To the flu was, and rests, the universal threat: I EAT.W. Crosby Has written in his classical examination typical of a 1918 Spanish Flu, ' is the one who any to take @@@sida. It was not that any partorisca take a flu.'
The MERIT of UTMOST FLU partorisca be ranked go in a better medical-has oriented-histories in printing today. Also it deserves an attention of any the one who recognises that in some lies have spent a potential calamity of our future.
In John M. Barry is in UTMOST FLU , sees that lethal potential all too clearly.
--Earl Merkel
Author, FINAL EPIDEMIC (PenguinPutnam 2002)
and SOILED FIRE (PenguinPutnam 2003)
4 / 5
Some starts of author with a history of medical schools in some the USA as well as microbiology and a theory of germ of illness. I have thought at the beginning, oh man, will not take to an epidemic of Flu partorisca the week ( is the book along ). But somehow he immediately obliging. I agreed of a book Seabiscuit, so only in that an author takes the subject was at all roughly and has thought has concerned me at all roughly, specifically, microbiology, and he a lot so only that it interest, but fascinating. I can you do not recommend highly enough. It was not that he this such the page-turner, but is so only concealed. I seat it likes mine IQ is trace so only roughly 20 points.
5 / 5
Compliments A Kolata book; the increases ask that we have not learnt anything in of the this in pupil in a fifties and sixties. Occasionally repetitive, but otherwise perfect history of a development of a medical profession, one adds imagines it produced (and this has produced some medical schools), and that has faced in 1918. Hard to think that some governments -- federal, state and local -- was like this obtuse and immovable how were, that Woodrow Wilson was like this careless and uncaring how is portrait , but entirely compatible with the thesis of Barry. Bravo!
4 / 5
The book adds to read after an explosion of covid 19 for a curiosity.
4 / 5
A lot is looked forward to this book, and now roughly 100 his pages, am not sure I same will finalise it. An explosion of flu of 1918 is inherently he fascinating history, but is unfortunate that this work adds and of the entity has been taken up for such the mediocre writer.
Simply place, a lack of author of a necessary skill to complete this history - and a publishing house has failed to pair the with the competent editor. An extension of inaugural dissertation in a development of modern medicine, for chance, could be be relate in the cohesive and understandable fashion; instead Barry hops around locating like this edges to confuse that a reader remains baffled as to a real trajectory. Much more annoying is his breathless way to write and his habit to insert his own melodramatic asides every time that looks to the sophomore that looks for to impress calm of an import of each development. I have been tried to shout ' take it! I do not require you to add music of swelling to underscore each point.'
Upshot: A plague of utmost flu of 1918 mark the history adds. I wish the most skilled writer had been one one to say it.
5 / 5
It thinks that ossia a book the bed in mine "surfacing and evolving pathogenic" class. I can be wrong. If I am them bad, am taking them this book!
When being that almost ANY ONE knows of 1918 flu pandemic (not even members of a medical community) - this history is the must -read. It is time has recognised and has respected some innumerable victims of this disaster.
Is also that the imports that considers the few members milite has taken the version of swine-flu (resembled this of one 1918 pandemic) and believes them at least one has died. It is the big fright reason repeats he of a pandemic was/ is has very dreaded.
Has READ (or at least discover that it is really roughly, reason calms more probably wants to read the with which conceal!)
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Enlightening: Like the layperson I studio the plot of psychology has has related cups. This book gives the brain of new paradigm workings that will take the moment partorisca absorb and process. Predictive has thought. Estimativa Of organism. Has has created emotions. Statistical learning. Degeneracy. And more. Some of these concepts are difficult to take and will require investigation and reading further.
Frustrating: The time judges an author has fallen to a cheat that has to that exaggerate allege or belittling contrary points of view partorisca do his chance. Partorisca me This creates suspicion and weakens one argues. An example is doing a claim that sees juezas so that no-has directed emotionally of the beings. This is to spend long during a book and I wish some editors there was revenido this.
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The feelings are universal but the emotions are not . Ossia So only one of some statements that gone back our forwards comprising of emotions in his bosses. In this unusual book, Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett combines partorisca oblige and well-querella the scientist researched with the delicious and way to write that the flows soften that incorporates episodes, examples concretise of the vast spectre of contexts and often, familiar tongue. Some argues is presented logically and build one in another so that finally it seats that the emotions are built, a lot in a same way that the learning is built. After all, we can try teach a lot something, but learning so only takes place when a student learns it. Ossia Reason deliberately teach or present new learning in a lot of different ways, a lot like this Dr. Feldman Barrett Done in 'As the emotions are Done.' This book is lovely partorisca those with the interests for the a lot of half. Partorisca me Is useful in my work that sustains new parents partorisca create his boys and young boys partorisca be socially and emotionally sos. The parents can help to build emotions partorisca creature (the one who then learns partorisca do like this themself. ) Of an earlier age, parents and caregivers can appoint some commentary of affective feelings in his boy, and has sawed in this way-create emotions. In some words of Dres. Feldman Barrett, As you appoint feelings with words, teach your creature partorisca DO and regulate emotions.
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4 / 5
A human brain is wired partorisca predict a world-wide outside comprising other agents, and some states of inner organism, partorisca regulate estimativa of energy of the organism (sound in and was), using pro-social synchronising, sensory- statistical regularities, and using fine-sensory, has compressed rodeos that is mentally clustered, likes chance of objective-has has based concepts ; it does like this partorisca predict that it can spend, for modeling an interior, sensory and regions of engine according to a forecast (a concept to synchronise call broken, upper-down type of causation), and partorisca use sensory, entrances of engine partorisca correct a forecast (buttom-arrive). Barrett Takes a causal power of one sharing of attention (championed for Michael Tomasello, 2014) and of an empiricism of concept to Lawrence Barsalou the new heights, while interrupting our theorists, legal, and system of health more cherished the endeavours that mixes around emotion essentialism. Based in the, still going, dipped-analysis further of 150 independent neuroimaging studios of emotion ( has to that 400 for now), and that objective that any zones of brain am linked typically at random of cholera, happiness, the sadness and one likes him by means of character, and in a same character by means of time, Barrett takes a whole, classical view of emotions like the tiny animal brain that read all some same but in a 'the present wrap' of neocortex, partorisca be defective and prepared by simplistic concepts (how is some of Paul Ekman study pioneers in New Guinea). A totally imports partorisca blow book, building in neuroscientific, anthropological, and primatological evidences, which took 180 terracing out of Pascal Boyer Society of Mark of the Alcohols (which is a hear to one reactive, perceptually driven, and brain of trace of instinct, disqualifying everything of intentional agent stances). The human brains are aimed in his complex architecture that it is singled has gone by (the) his openess partorisca create global different types of alcohols (a glimpse in a holism/the sensory individualism, memory and sense of self formatings would have been partorisca help here), and for (ii) his ubiquitous degeneracy, that means that multiple zones , different contributes to a same start, time with which time, likes in the crew of sport (a bit of the neurons are going to a bank, another is of tower in a game, but the chances of a concept still is built - by means of forecast, modeling, correction - this in spite of). Barrett Objective degeneracy and, more generally, plasticity partorisca cover brain micro-, as well as macro structures, which I we volume to the game of whole new ball in a field.
Pays the tribute to collaborators has spent to a constructivist view, people that where in odds with the behaviourism and whose works were totally silenced, and to that has included he it foundation wiki page, in the way that marks his looks of tarpaulin even more sense and mature - is possible. Also it have to that remark that Like the emotions are Done is the delicious bed of a way Barrett illustrates some of a theoretical content with attentively of the episodes chosen , merry. A must read and king-Francesco has read , resembled Varela inspired and visionary works.
5 / 5
Please does not buy this book. This book is full of distorted done and frankly there was mentido. An author tries to try his thesis (these emotions are cultural more than biological) using argues that it is deceptive and full of faulty logical.

For example, tries to try that the emotions are cultural to say that the sure cultures do not have any concept of sure emotions. It says a Utka Eskimos' have any concept of cholera, but this simply is not true. Jean Briggs, an anthropologist the one who has studied these people in a 1960s, there is remarked that a Utka cholera of experience of the people frequently and deliberately suppress his anger partorisca cultural reasons. Celery and know anger so as any one. Some investigation to any of the examples of Barrett, and will find real scientists disproving his querellas.

Another example: the further try his point that the emotions are cultural, writes: A concept of Emotion is an invention of a seventeenth century. Before it conceal, the scholars have written in passions, feelings, and other concepts that has had some pocolos meant different. That this test? Transmissions of tongue over time and culture. Of course an emotion of the word has not been that the earliest civilisations has used. A gene of word was used before in 1909. He these the bad genes are cultural more than biological?

Another example: partorisca aim that to the emotions likes them to them the anger is not perceived in of a same way, tongue that the Russians have two different words partorisca rage, a partorisca people and a partorisca concepts, but these are not two different emotions. Ossia The linguistic difference , no an emotional a. The Russians do not distinguish linguistically among hands and of the arms, but concealed does not mean his arms and the hands are different of the hands and the arms of another culture.

Could go in and on. Please no spent to this theory. I have been horrified when it has read this book. Has not reading never the book of science that like this blatantly has twisted a truth partorisca self-promotion. Read something for Paul Ekman or Martin Seligman instead.
1 / 5
It ignores some findings of investigation of entity on twenty or like this years. A treatment of Paul Ekman operates it does not look partorisca be factored in.
2 / 5
Like this far read Like the emotions Have fallen in fact far cut of my expectations. An author takes the constructionist the perspective on as it generates emotions -- like this far like this good. Then totally it undermines he for objectifying a whole process ... Continuous expect for more in functions of brain and construction ... Maintain partorisca try. The emotions are done -- adapted and how is a frame -of-the reference because these processes arrives. It conceal too many needs to be directed.
2 / 5
Although some descriptions of half comunicacionales posted here is glowing, more has informed that's that of thoughtful descriptions out of some significant defects in this book (p. p.ej., Jay Hosking Informs in a Ball and Topmast, 'Provocative the theory flat tomb'). This type partorisca write of the popular science can be invaluable, but partorisca this book, digs deeper and discover that many the conclusions of the theories of an author are sufficiently divergence of a current state of evidence in neuroscience and behavioural science that a reader would owe that be remain bit it skeptical. William James was that it shines partorisca his time, but has moved well besides his (and Dr. alternative Cannon) 'classical theory of emotion'.

Like the on remarked ball and description of books of the topmast remarked for Gentleman Hosking, some conclusions that some frames of author is 'As the emotions Are Done' is often is 'dissatisfying, imprecise or totally absentee'. Enough, an author instead digresses to chapters roughly like the emotions influence legal decisions, and self-chapters of help in an importance a report among preventative health (exercise, diet, sleep) and emotional health.

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