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A population history of North America

Author: Michael R Haines; Richard H Steckel
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Professors Haines and Steckel bring together leading scholars to present an expansive population history of North America from pre-Columbian times to the present. Covering the populations of Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean, including two essays on the Amerindian population, this volume takes advantage of considerable recent progress in demographic history to offer timely, knowledgeable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Haines; Richard H Steckel
ISBN: 0521496667 9780521496667
OCLC Number: 41118518
Description: xix, 736 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Population history of native North Americans / Russell Thornton --
Patterns of disease in early North American populations / Douglas H. Ubelaker --
The population of the St. Lawrence Valley, 1608-1760 / Hubert Charbonneau ... [and others] --
The white population of the colonial United States, 1607-1790 / Henry A. Gemery --
The African American population of the colonial United States / Lorena S. Walsh --
The peopling of Mexico from origins to revolution / Robert McCaa --
The white population of the United States, 1790-1920 / Michael R. Haines --
The population of Canada in the nineteenth century / Marvin McInnis --
The African American population of the United States, 1790-1920 / Richard H. Steckel --
A population history of the Caribbean / Stanley L. Engerman --
Canada's population in the twentieth century / Marvin McInnis --
Mexico's demographic transformation : from 1920 to 1990 / Zadia M. Feliciano --
Growth and composition of the American population in the twentieth century / Richard A. Easterlin.
Responsibility: edited by Michael R. Haines, Richard H. Steckel.
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