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Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Dale L. Hutchinson

Abstract

This book is a series of narratives about the changing landscapes of America—not only the natural landscapes, but the social, political, and economic landscapes—and how they all contributed to the nutrition and health of natives and newcomers in the Atlantic coastal colonies. The narratives are neither exhaustive nor completely factual representations but try to present accurate depictions of how certain processes and events likely influenced health outcomes, by discussing not so much what did happen, but the environmental, political, and social dynamics that put certain subsets of the populat ... More

Keywords: Disease, Discrimination, Health, Colonial America, European

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062693
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062693.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dale L. Hutchinson, author
University of North Carolina

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