America's First Plague
The Deadly 1793 Epidemic that Crippled a Young Nation
Robert P. Watson
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN 13: 9781538164884
Available May 01, 2023
America's First Plague offers the definitive telling of this long-forgotten crisis, capturing the wave of fear that swept across the fledgling republic, and the numerous unintended but far-reaching consequences it would have on the development of the United States and the Atlantic slave trade. It is an intriguing tale of fear and human nature... and the struggle to govern in the face of a crisis.