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Pox Americana

The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

Pox Americana( )
Author: Fenn, Elizabeth A.
ISBN:978-1-4668-0804-1
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Hill & Wang
Book Format:Ebook
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The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birth

A horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the American Revolution began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of the war in every colony and the lives of everyone in North America.

By 1776, when military action and political ferment...
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Pages:320
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Fenn, Elizabeth A. (Author)


Elizabeth Fenn is the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History with her title Encounters of the Heart of te World: A History of the Mandan People.

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