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This is a second-hand hardcover book. Signed by the author.

Condition: The book has no dust jacket (may not have been realised with one). The cover has light surface rubbing. The rest of the book has no faults. The pages are clean and bright.

The dimensions: 197 x 269 mm.
Pages: 327
Publisher: Canterbury University Press
Publication date: 2005 revised & enlarged second edition

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Black November
By Geoffrey W. Rice

Contains numerous photos throughout.

The 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand

This book details New Zealand's worst public health crisis, and its worst natural disaster: over 8,500 New Zealanders died from influenza and pneumonia in just six weeks. Nearly a quarter of the victims were Maori, who died at seven times the death rate of European New Zealanders.

-Why did the bodies turn black?
-Why were Maori more at risk than the rest of the population?
-Why did the 1918 flu kill mostly young adults in the prime of life?
-Why did more men die than women?
-How did towns, neighbourhoods and households cope with the flu?
-What lessons can we learn from 1918 for any future flu pandemic?

These are just a few of the many questions answered in this fascinating book. First published in 1988, Black November now has three new chapters to bring it up to date, over fifty first-hand eyewitness accounts, and over 200 photographs and cartoons, many here published for the first time.

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