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Author Jones, David S. (David Shumway)

Title Rationalizing epidemics : meanings and uses of American Indian mortality since 1600 / David S. Jones
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Expecting providence -- 2. Meanings of depopulation -- 3. Frontiers of smallpox -- 4. Using smallpox -- 5. Race to extinction -- 6. Impossible responsibilities -- 7. Pursuit of efficacy -- 8. Experiments at many farms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-287) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians of North America -- Diseases -- Epidemiology -- History.
Indians of North America -- Mortality -- History.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Indians, North American -- history.
Mortality.
Smallpox -- history.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Tuberculosis -- history.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003067538
ISBN 0674013050 (cloth)
0674039238 (electronic bk.)
9780674013056 (cloth)
9780674039230 (electronic bk.)