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Disease, war, and the imperial state : the welfare of the British armed forces during the Seven Years' War

Author: Erica Charters
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Seven Years' War, often called the first global war, spanned North America, the West Indies, Europe, and India. In these locations diseases such as scurvy, smallpox, and yellow fever killed far more than combat did, stretching the resources of European states. In this title, Erica Charters demonstrates how disease played a vital role in shaping strategy and campaigning, British state policy, and imperial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Charters, Erica M. (Erica Michiko), 1978-
Disease, war, and the imperial state
(DLC) 2014006591
(OCoLC)871186940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Charters
ISBN: 9780226180144 022618014X
OCLC Number: 889812864
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Wilderness warfare, American provincials, and disease in North America --
The black vomit and the provincial press : the campaigns in the West Indies --
Flux, fever, and politics : the European theater of war --
The Royal Navy's western squadron : trials, innovation, and medical efficacy --
Adaptation and hot climates : fighting in India --
Imperial war at home : the welfare of French prisoners of war.
Responsibility: Erica Charters.
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The Seven Years' War, often called the first global war, spanned North America, the West Indies, Europe, and India. The author demonstrates how disease played a vital role in shaping strategy and  Read more...

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"Impressively researched in the British sources, clearly written, prudent in its judgments, and startling in some of its findings, this book will be important for all scholars of war, disease, and Read more...

 
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