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Rationalizing Epidemics

Meanings and Uses of American Indian Mortality since 1600

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674013056

Publication Date: 05/30/2004


308 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 2 maps


  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Epilogue and Conclusions
  • Notes
  • Index

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