Rotting Face: Smallpox and the American Indian

Rotting Face: Smallpox and the American Indian

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Rotting Face: Smallpox and the American Indian by Roland G. Robertson, Roland Robertson


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The smallpox epidemic of 1837-1838 forever changed the tribes of the Northern Plains.  Before it ran out of human fuel, the disease claimed twenty thousand souls.  R. G. Robertson tells the story of this deadly virus with modern implications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870044199
Publisher: Caxton Press
Publication date: 03/01/2001
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

R.G. Robertson served as a Marine Corps officer in Vietnam, then earned an MBA from the University of Michigan.  His other books include Idaho Echoes in Time and Competitive Struggle:  America's Western Fur Trading Posts.

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