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

Author: Erica Michiko Charters
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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. The author demonstrates how disease played a vital role in shaping strategy and campaigning, British state policy, and imperial relations during the Seven Years' War.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Michiko Charters
ISBN: 9780226180007 022618000X
OCLC Number: 944326125
Description: 1 v. (XIII-285 p.) : iil. ; 24 cm
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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