Native Society and Disease in Colonial Ecuador - Alchon, Suzanne Austin
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This book examines the relationship between the indigenous peoples of northern Ecuador and disease, especially those infections introduced by Europeans during the sixteenth century. It addresses an important and often overlooked element in the history of Amerindian populations: their biological adaptability and resilience. But it is more than a history of disease incidents, medical responses, and population trends. The history of the biological experience under colonial rule. It differs from other studies in the field by its emphasis on the relationship between biological and social…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book examines the relationship between the indigenous peoples of northern Ecuador and disease, especially those infections introduced by Europeans during the sixteenth century. It addresses an important and often overlooked element in the history of Amerindian populations: their biological adaptability and resilience. But it is more than a history of disease incidents, medical responses, and population trends. The history of the biological experience under colonial rule. It differs from other studies in the field by its emphasis on the relationship between biological and social responses.

Table of contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Along the avenue of volcanoes; 2. Disease, illness, and healing before 1534; 3. Conquest and epidemic disease; 4. Changing patterns of disease and demography; 5. Disaster and crisis in the 1690s; 6. Disease and demographic stagnation; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

This book examines the relationship between the indigenous peoples of northern Ecuador and disease, especially those infections introduced by Europeans during the sixteenth century. It addresses an important and often overlooked element in the history of Amerindian populations: their biological adaptability and resilience.

A regional history of the Amerindians' biological experience under colonial rule.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 168
  • Erscheinungstermin: 22. Dezember 2003
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 157mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 405g
  • ISBN-13: 9780521401869
  • ISBN-10: 0521401860
  • Artikelnr.: 22317481