Disease and its conquest.

by G T Hollis

Publisher: Oxford University Press in London, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 163 Downloads: 982
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    StatementWith a foreword by Maurice Davidson.
    LC ClassificationsRC81 .H7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6131328M
    LC Control Number53002532

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Native American susceptibility to epidemic disease and not any technological or cultural advantage was the key factor allowing Europeans to conquer the Americas.

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The disease arrived on the shores of Mexico with one of the members of Panfilo de Narvaez' army in and soon spread; it even reached the Inca Empire in South America by The disease killed hundreds of millions in Mexico alone: it's impossible to know specific numbers, but by some estimates, smallpox wiped out between 25% and 50% of the.

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From the conquest of Mexico by smallpox as much as by the Spanish, to the bubonic plague in. Disease, conquest, and slavery ravaged the remnants of the Incan empire. After the conquests of Mexico and Peru, Spain settled into empire.

A vast administrative hierarchy governed its new holdings: royal appointees oversaw an enormous territory of landed estates and Indian laborers and administrators regulated the extraction of gold and silver. The history of viruses and virology is also the history of men and women who have worked to combat these diseases.

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