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Plague and Fire

Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu"s Chinatown

by James C. Mohr

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392893M
ISBN 100195311825
ISBN 109780195311822


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This book chronicles the horror and human suffering of two of the most terrible years in London's long and vivid history. brought the plague and cries of "Bring Out Your Dead" echoed the city.

A year later, the already decimated capital was reduced to ashes in four days by the fire that began in Pudding by: 6. But there’s another murderer moving through the slums, the taverns and palaces, slipping Plague and Fire book the doorways of the rich.A mass 'PLAGUE is one of those books where you turn the last page and wish there were more/5(72).

"Plague and Fire is a riveting account of why, how and with what consequences physician leaders in Hawaii a century ago assumed emergency health powers.

Mohr's themes have contemporary resonance, especially his analysis of the effects of scientific uncertainty on policy, competing perceptions of private interests and the common good, and the potential for public Cited by:   James C. Mohr gave a riveting account of a compelling story of Honolulu's plague and the fire ofbut he also stretched the themes to public health,politics and racial relations/5.

"Plague and Fire" reveals, in its intricacies, a great deal about what Hawaii was like as it entered its modern era; and something about how we came to behave as we do today. Read more 3 people found this helpful/5(7). 'PLAGUE is one of those books where you turn the last page and wish there were more.

The very best of history, mystery, romance and sheer fun. (Well, and a few rats) London itself is as vivid a character as the actors, adventurers and intriguers who people its all-too-few pages.' Diana Gabaldon And continues through with FIRE 5/5(2).

Plague and Fire - The Complete Series Box Set. by C.C. Humphreys. 2 Ratings 1 edition. The book, “The Great Plague and Fire of London” is about the horrific Great Plague and the devastating Fire of London that wreaked havoc on a big city in a very little time period.

Although the title is basic, it described exactly what the book was going to be about/5(3). Plague And Fire, London 6 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). First Edition.

"In this fascinating, sometimes terrifying, book is recounted the lamot incredible story of those months [ of the Plague and then the Fire]. It is not told in terms of history, but in humna suffering and experience - a book as vivid as the flames that lit the capital, as sharp in its detail as the agony of the Plague victims.".

Part of a series which looks at the different aspects of the lives of people of bygone times, this book looks firstly at the Great Plague ofwhich caused thousands to die. The book also looks at the Great Fire of London, which destroyed buildings and all signs of the plague.

InLondon was a dangerous place in which to live. A plague had swept across London, and a quarter of the city's population died. A year later, tragedy struck London again and the Great Fire of Read more. Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown by James C.

Mohr. New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN Hardback, pages. Reviewed by Dr Brian Ireland, Senior lecturer in American History, University of Glamorgan.

First came Plague, now comes Fire. The epic tale of the hunt for a serial killer threatening London's rich and poor during the Great Fire of London.

Perfect for fans of C.J. Sansom and Conn Iggulden. Fires don't start by themselves. They need someone to light them/5(29). Overall the book Plague and Fire by James C. Mohr captured my attention in the saddest of ways. From the in depth documentation of the fire that ravaged Chinatown and the devastation it left in its wake, to the tragic plague that killed the diverse people of Honolulu, my attention was focused on the amount of dead that was a result of this awful plague.

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Plague and Fire in London Thomas Vincent. Nisbet, repr., - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Page - If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, The Lord thy God ; then the Lord will make thy plagues wonderful.

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In the book Plague and Fire, the author describes the scenario in Honolulu as follows: “three physicians found themselves holding absolute dictatorial authority over all aspects of everyday life in Hawaii. They were in command of the armed forces and had unrestricted access to the treasury” (p.

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