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Rationalizing epidemics [electronic resource] : meanings and uses of American Indian mortality since 1600 / David S. Jones.

By: Jones, David S. (David Shumway).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 294 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780674039230 (electronic bk.); 0674039238 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Mortality -- History | Indians of North America -- Diseases -- Epidemiology -- History | Disease Outbreaks -- United States -- History | Indians, North American -- United States -- History | Smallpox -- United States -- History | Mortality -- United States | Socioeconomic Factors -- United States | Tuberculosis -- United States -- History | Indiens d'Am�erique -- �Etats-Unis -- Mortalit�e -- Histoire | Indiens d'Am�erique -- �Etats-Unis -- Maladies -- Histoire | �Epid�emies -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment | MEDICAL -- Epidemiology | Indianen | Sterfte | Epidemie�enGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rationalizing epidemics.DDC classification: 614.4/2/08997 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-287) and index.

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.

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