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Parasites, pathogens, and progress : diseases and economic development / Robert A. McGuire, Philip R.P. Coelho.

Author:
McGuire, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1948- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011.
Description:
viii, 343 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : biology, diseases, and migration before the twentieth century -- Biology, diseases, and history : the big picture -- Diseases and long-run economic growth -- Colonists' choice of agricultural labor in early America -- Initial location of Africans and Europeans in early America -- Slavery and diseases in the antebellum American South -- Evidence on the spread of diseases in nineteenth-century America.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780262015660 (alk. paper)
  • 0262015668 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010046703
OCLC:
678924617
Other standard number:
  • 40019983725
Related name:
RCP:
C - S