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Bacteria and bayonets [electronic resource] : the impact of disease in American military history /
David R. Petriello.
imprint
Philadelphia : Casemate, 2016.
description
263 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
ISBN
1612003419, 9781612003412, 9781612003429
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Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Casemate, 2016.
isbn
1612003419
9781612003412
9781612003429
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Columbus Day or Contagion Day: disease "arrives" in America -- "Deus flavit nasus et dissipati sunt": the Protestant wind and the Catholic flu -- Pocahontas and the plague: the English and disease in the conquest of the colonies -- "The paths to glory lead but to the grave": disease in the early French and Indian Wars -- "Pestilence gave them a common death": disease and the English conquest of North America -- Typhus and taxation: disease and the American Revolution -- A nation forged in gout and expanded by venereal disease: a medical look at the early republic -- Montezuma's revenge: disease and manifest destiny -- Johnny Dysentery and Billy Typhus: disease and the Civil War -- Remember the Maine, to hell with yellow fever: imperialism and illness -- Love in the age of cholera, warfare in the age of typhoid: progressivism and pestilence -- Bullets, bayonets, and botulism: biological warfare in the twentieth century -- Al-Qaeda, anthrax, and America: terrorism and disease in post-Cold War America.
catalogue key
10602877
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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