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Author Mann, Barbara Alice, 1947-

Title The tainted gift : the disease method of frontier expansion / Barbara Alice Mann

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  E98.D6 M36 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  E98 D6 M36 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 180 pages : map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Native America: yesterday and today
Native America (Praeger Publishers)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-164) and index
Contents "Out of our special regard for them": the 1763 gift of smallpox -- "The land of death": the Choctaw removal into cholera, 1832 -- "Death put into her arm": smallpox on the upper Missouri, 1837 -- "How many times are you going to talk?": the accusation of poisoning against Marcus Whitman
LC subject Indians of North America -- Diseases
Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- West (U.S.)
Disease management -- West (U.S.) -- History
Medical policy -- United States -- History -- Sources
Mesh Subject Disease Outbreaks -- history -- United States
Indians, North American -- history -- United States
Disease Transmission, Infectious -- history -- United States
ISBN 9780313353383 (hc : alk. paper)
0313353387 (alk. paper)
9780313353390 (ebook : alk. paper)
0313353395 (ebook : alk. paper)