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Jim Crace

Philip Tew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069123
eISBN:
9781781701232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jim Crace is one of the most imaginative of contemporary novelists. The author of nine novels, he has received great public and intellectual acclaim across the UK, Europe, Australia and the United ... More


Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Guenter B. Risse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the late nineteenth century until the 1920s, authorities instructed San Francisco's Pesthouse to segregate the diseased from the rest of the city. This book places this forgotten institution ... More


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