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Author Alchon, Suzanne Austin.
Title A pest in the land : new world epidemics in a global perspective / Suzanne Austin Alchon.
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2003.
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 Floor4  RA792 .A436 2003    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Diálogos series
Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-207) and index.
Contents Old world epidemiology to 1500 -- Amerindians and disease before 1492 -- Colonialism, disease, and the Spanish conquest of the Caribbean, Mesoamerica, and the Central Andes -- Colonialism and disease in Brazil and North America -- New world epidemics and European colonialism.
Subject Medical geography -- Latin America.
Epidemiology -- Latin America.
Communicable diseases -- Latin America -- History.
ISBN 0826328717 (pbk.)
0826328709 (cloth)
OCLC number 50773314