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Secret judgments of God : Old World disease in colonial Spanish America / edited by Noble David Cook and W. George Lovell.

  • Cook, Noble David.
[1991], ©1991
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Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1991], ©1991.

Physical description

xxiii, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.


Selected and edited papers from the 46th International Congress of Americanists, held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1988.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-271) and index.


Introduction / Woodrow Borah -- Disease outbreaks in central Mexico during the sixteenth century / Hanns J. Prem -- Disease and depopulation in early colonial Guatemala / W. George Lovell -- Old World epidemics in early colonial Ecuador / Linda A. Newson -- Epidemic disease in the Sabana de Bogota, 1536-1810 / Juan A. Villamarin and Judith E. Villamarin -- Death in Aymaya of upper Peru, 1580-1623 / Brian M. Evans -- Disease, population, and public health in eighteenth-century Quito / Suzanne Austin Alchon -- Smallpox and war in southern Chile in the late eighteenth century / Fernando Casanueva -- Unraveling the web of disease / Noble David Cook and W. George Lovell.


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    History of Medicine ED.78


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