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Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and the loss of Aboriginal life / James Daschuk.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
J.N. Desmarais Library 202 / E 78 C2 D36 2013 30007008857855 Reserve Desk (2nd floor) Available -
University of Sudbury E 78 C2 D36 2013 30012000106483 Library - Bibliothèque Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780889772977 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9780889772960
  • ISBN: 9780889773400
  • Physical Description: xxii, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Regina : University of Regina Press, c2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-303) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A. Macdonald's "National Dream."
Subject: Native peoples > Canada, Western > History.
Native peoples > Diseases > Canada, Western > History.
Native peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada, Western > History.
Native peoples > Canada > Government relations > History.
Canada, Western > Colonization > Health aspects > History.
Canada, Western > Ethnic relations > History.
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