Impressions in Ink recently read and reviewed The Great Influenza by John Barry for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s a sample:
I learned information about the history of nurses, how they were looked down upon by medical doctors, because they were mis-informed about their valuable need. In some instances nurses were more educated and qualified than surgeons.
I learned about what censorship does during a pandemic and during a war. Those that censored believed that if they didn’t release information about what was going on, it would keep the morale high, and also keep people from panicking.
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