Native Society and Disease in Colonial Ecuador

Native Society and Disease in Colonial Ecuador

by Suzanne Austin Alchon, Alan Knight (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521529457
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/18/2002
Series: Cambridge Latin American Studies Series
Pages: 151
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Along the avenue of volcanoes; 2. Disease, illness, and healing before 1534; 3. Conquest and epidemic disease; 4. Changing patterns of disease and demography; 5. Disaster and crisis in the 1690s; 6. Disease and demographic stagnation; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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