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Title Technology, disease, and colonial conquests, sixteenth to eighteenth centuries : essays reappraising the guns and germs theories / edited by George Raudzens.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.


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Description xvii, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series History of warfare ; v. 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents European overseas expansion and the military revolution / Jeremy Black -- Outfighting or outpopulating? Main reasons for early colonial conquests, 1493-1788 / George Raudzens -- Conflict and synthesis : frontier warfare in North America, 1513-1815 / Armstrong Starkey -- Long conquest : collaboration by native Andean elites in the colonial system, 1532-1825 / David Cahill -- Impact of disease / Francis Brooks -- Pathogens, places and peoples : geographical variations in the impact of disease in early Spanish America and the Philippines / Linda Newson -- Iberian advantage / Lawrence Clayton -- "Black with canoes" / David McNab, Bruce Hodgins and Dale Standen.
Subject Diseases and history -- America -- History.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans.
Military art and science -- Europe -- History.
America -- History -- To 1810.
Europe -- Territorial expansion.
Europe -- Colonies -- America.
Added Author Raudzens, George, 1938-
ISBN 9004117458

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