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Epidemics and Enslavement

Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, 1492-1715 (Indians of the Southeast)

by Paul Kelton

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: pre-Columbian period, BCE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • North America,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Native American,
  • History / Native American,
  • Diseases,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Indians, Treatment of,
  • South Atlantic States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11211980M
    ISBN 100803227566
    ISBN 109780803227569

    Book Review: The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America Emily A. Willard the importance of understanding the “synergistic relationship” between slavery and epidemics of disease. 4. Reséndez explains that one of the reasons slavery of indigenous people has been lessAuthor: Emily Willard.   And yet these dynamics—far from being unique to the current epidemic—have recurred time and again for at least half a millennium. As a historian of slavery and medicine, I Author: Elise A. Mitchell.

    This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity--plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria--over the last six centuries. It is also much more. Sheldon Watts, a cultural and social historian who has spent much of his career studying and teaching in the world's South, applies a wholly original perspective to the study of global 3/5(1).   The first epidemic in the Caribbean Epidemics sweep the American mainland The religious implications Deliberate use of germ warfare Slavery and African diseases Exposure of islands to mainland diseases Cholera and good intentions The issue of 4/4(28).

      A few months after the Hankey arrived in the West Indies, commercial and refugee ships carried passengers and mosquitoes infected with yellow fever to Philadelphia, the nation’s capital during the s. The resulting epidemic killed five thousand people and forced tens of thousands of residents, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other prominent federal government leaders.   Reséndez builds the incisive case that it was mass slavery—more than epidemics—that decimated Indian populations across North America. Through riveting new evidence, including testimonies of courageous priests, rapacious merchants, and Indian captives, The Other Slavery reveals nothing less than a key missing piece of American : HMH Books.


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Epidemics and Enslavement is a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the colonial southeastern United States. Paul Kelton scrupulously traces the pathology of early European encounters with Native peoples of the Southeast and concludes that, while indigenous peoples suffered from an array of ailments before contact, Natives Cited by: Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Epidemics and Enslavement book, Epidemics and Enslavement is a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the Epidemics and Enslavement book southeastern United States.4/5.

Epidemics and Enslavement is a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the colonial southeastern United States.

Paul Kelton scrupulously traces the pathology of early European encounters with Native peoples of the Southeast and concludes that, while indigenous peoples suffered from an array of ailments. Epidemics and Enslavement is a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the colonial southeastern United States.

Paul Kelton scrupulously traces the pathology of early European encounters with Native peoples of the Southeast and concludes that, while indigenous peoples suffered from an array of ailments before contact, Natives.

Epidemics and Enslavementis a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the colonial southeastern United States.

Paul Kelton scrupulously traces the pathology of early European encounters with Native peoples of the Southeast and concludes that, while indigenous peoples suffered from an array of ailments before contact, Natives. This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity―plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria―over the last six centuries.

It Cited by:   A wide-ranging study that illuminates the connection between epidemic diseases and societal change, from the Black Death to Ebola. This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today.

Bubonic plague killed half the population of full continents and, therefore, had a tremendous effect on the coming of the industrial revolution, on slavery and serfdom. Epidemics. Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, – In the initial of the two largest chapters of the book (sixty pages each), based on extensive archival research rather than on a review of secondary literature, Kelton explores what he believes to be the most important factors leading to Native Author: Noble David Cook.

Warfare, enslavement, land expropriation, removals, erasure of identity, and other factors undermined Native populations. These factors worked in a deadly cabal with germs to cause epidemics, exacerbate mortality, and curtail population : Paul Kelton. Epidemics and Enslavement is a groundbreaking examination of the relationship between the Indian slave trade and the spread of Old World diseases in the colonial southeastern United States.

Paul Kelton scrupulously traces the pathology of early European encounters with Native peoples of the Southeast and concludes that, while indigenous peoples suffered from an array of ailments before contact. Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, * Paul Kelton * Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, * xxii, pp.

* $Author: James D. Rice. Epidemics and Enslavement Paul Kelton Published by University of Nebraska Press Kelton, Paul. Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, Cited by:   The Other Slavery book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A landmark history — the sweeping story of the enslavement of te 4/5. Epidemics and History Book Description: This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity-plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria-over the last six centuries.

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Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, really liked it avg rating — 17 ratings — published — 5 editions.4/5. "Epidemics and History is a major contribution to the worthy tradition established by Plagues and Peoples.

Watts range is as wide as his predecessor's—there are chapters on plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, yellow fever, and malaria. His learning is as deep."—Malcolm Nicolson, British Journal of General Practice. A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today.

In a clear and accessible style, Frank 4/5(7). This is a truly groundbreaking book which establishes on a solid foundation that the pandemic Old World diseases did not ravage the now-U.S.

Southeast until the very late 17th century. Furthermore, the effects of the diseases (smallpox being key) spread only in the context of the Indian slave trade especially and with the colonial conquests that inflamed war and brought starvation/5.

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