Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and the loss of indigenous life
—Daschuk, James W. (James William), 1961- author.
Book
2019
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Item Details
Series:
Canadian Plains studies
Canadian Plains studies ; 65
Canadian plains studies
Canadian plains studies ; 65.
Subjects:
Canada, Western -- Colonization -- Health aspects -- History.
Canada, Western -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations -- History.
Indians of North America -- Canada, Western -- History.
Indians of North America -- Diseases -- Canada, Western -- History.
Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- Canada, Western -- History.
Other Authors:
Fenn, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Anne), 1959- writer of foreword.
Sinclair, Niigaanwewidam James, writer of introduction.
ISBN:
9780889776227
9780889776210
0889776229
0889776210
Edition:
New edition.
Description:
xxxvi, 362 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Publisher, pagination, and printing dates may vary.
Canadiana.
Indigenous voices.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Indigenous health, environment, and disease before Europeans
The early fur trade: territorial dislocation and disease
Early competition and the extension of trade and disease, 1740-82
Despair and death during the Fur Trade Wars, 1783-1821
Expansion of settlement and erosion of health during the HBC monopoly, 1821-69
Canada, the Northwest, and the treaty period, 1869-76
Treaties, famine, and epidemic transition on the Plains, 1877-82
Dominion administration of relief, 1883-85
The Nadir of Indigenous health, 1886-91
Conclusion.
Link to PAC
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