Book ID: CBB000029468

Disease and demography in the Americas (1992)


Verano, John W. (Editor)
Ubelaker, Douglas H. (Editor)

Smithsonian Institution Press

Publication Date: 1992
Physical Details: x + 294 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Ortner, Donald J.: Skeletal paleopathology: Probabilities, possibilities, and impossibilities. Verano, John W.: Prehistoric disease and demography in the Andes. Larsen, Clark Spencer, et al.: Population decline and extinction in La Florida. Powell, Mary Lucas: Health and disease in the late prehistoric Southeast. Stodder, Ann L.W., Martin, Debra L.: Health and disease in the Southwest before and after Spanish contact. Owsley, Douglas W.: Demography of prehistoric and early historic Northern Plains populations. Buikstra, Jane E.: Diet and disease in late prehistory. Milner, George R.: Disease and sociopolitical systems in late prehistoric Illinois. Saunders, Shelley R., Ramsden, Peter G., Herring, D. Ann: Transformation and disease: Precontact Ontario Iroquoians. Walker, Phillip L., Johnson, John R.: Effects of contact on the Chumash Indians. Carlson, Catherine C., Armelagos, George J., Magennis, Ann L.: Impact of disease on the precontact and early historic populations of New England and the Maritimes. Bogdan, Georgieann, Weaver, David S.: Pre-Columbian treponematosis in coastal North Carolina. Aufderheide, Arthur C.: Summary on disease before and after contact. Ubelaker, Douglas H.: North American Indian population size: Changing perspectives. Snow, Dean R.: Disease and population decline in the Northeast. Thornton, Russell, Warren, Jonathan, Miller, Tim: Depopulation in the Southeast after 1492. Meggers, Betty J.: Prehistoric population density in the Amazon Basin. Cook, Noble David: Impact of disease in the 16th-century Andean world. Dobyns, Henry F.: Native American trade centers as contagious disease foci. Upham, Steadman: Population and Spanish contact in the Southwest. Kiple, Kenneth F., Higgins, Brian T.: Yellow fever and the Africanization of the Caribbean. Boyd, Robert: Population decline from two epidemics on the Northwest Coast. Trimble, Michael K.: The 1832 inoculation program on the Missouri River. Reff, Daniel T.: Contact shock in northwestern New Spain, 1518-1764. Crosby, Alfred W.: Summary on population size before and after contact.

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Review Hardy, A. (1994) Review of "Disease and demography in the Americas". Journal of Interdisciplinary History (pp. 320-22). unapi

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Review Swagerty, W.R. (1994) Review of "Disease and demography in the Americas". William and Mary Quarterly (pp. 318-20). unapi

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