The Fever of 1721

The Fever of 1721

The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics

Book - 2016
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More than fifty years before the American Revolution, Boston was in revolt against the tyrannies of the Crown, Puritan Authority, and Superstition. This is the story of a fateful year that prefigured the events of 1776.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476783086
147678308X
Branch Call Number: 616.912 C822
Characteristics: xiii, 350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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May 17, 2016

Fascinating confluence of events but not written in a synthesized manner, sometimes portentous without payoff. I moved to Walter Isaacson's biography of Benjamin Franklin as an antidote.

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