"A very remarkable sickness" : epidemics in the Petit Nord, 1670-1846 (eBook, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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"A very remarkable sickness" : epidemics in the Petit Nord, 1670-1846

Author: F J Paul Hackett
Publisher: Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©2002.
Series: Manitoba studies in native history, 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The area between the Great Lakes and Lake Winnipeg, bounded on the north by the Hudson Bay lowlands, is sometimes known as the "Petit Nord." Providing a link between the cities of eastern Canada and the western interior, it was a critical communication and transportation hub for the North American fur trade for over 200 years. It also became the dispersal point for waves of devastating disease. An extensive trading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hackett, F.J. Paul (Frederick John Paul), 1961-
Very remarkable sickness".
Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)51888308
Online version:
Hackett, F.J. Paul (Frederick John Paul), 1961-
Very remarkable sickness".
Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)846157517
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F J Paul Hackett
ISBN: 0887556590 9780887556593 9780887553042 0887553044 1283090562 9781283090568 9786613090560 6613090565
OCLC Number: 226376178
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 315 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: List of Diagrams, Tables, Maps, and Illustrations --
1. Old World Disease Transmission Patterns --
2. The Early Historical Period in the Petit Nord: 1670-1837 --
3. The Smallpox Epidemic of 1737-1738 --
4. Epidemic Disease in the Petit Nord: 1739-1780 --
5. The Smallpox Epidemic of 1779-1783 --
6. Epidemic Disease in the Petit Nord: 1784-1818 --
7. The Measles and Whooping Cough Epidemics of 1819-1820 --
8. Epidemic Disease in the Petit Nord, 1821-1845 --
9. The Epidemics of 1846.
Series Title: Manitoba studies in native history, 14.
Responsibility: Paul Hackett.
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Although new diseases had first arrived in the New World in the 16th century, by the end of the 17th century shorter transoceanic travel time meant that a far greater number of diseases survived the  Read more...

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