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Author McGuire, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1948- author.

Title Parasites, pathogens, and progress : diseases and economic development / Robert A. McGuire, Philip R.P. Coelho.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : biology, diseases, and migration before the twentieth century -- Biology, diseases, and history : the big picture -- Diseases and long-run economic growth -- Colonists' choice of agricultural labor in early America -- Initial location of Africans and Europeans in early America -- Slavery and diseases in the antebellum American South -- Evidence on the spread of diseases in nineteenth-century America.
Note Print version record.
Summary In this work, the authors combine biological and economic perspectives to suggest an innovative view of American history with implications for how we understand history as a whole.
Subject Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld
Parasitic diseases -- History.
Parasitic diseases -- Social aspects.
Parasitic diseases -- United States -- History.
Evolution (Biology) -- United States -- History.
Microbiology -- United States -- History.
United States -- Economic conditions.
Parasitic Diseases -- history.
Parasitic Diseases -- epidemiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
History, 18th Century.
History, 19th Century.
United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Evolution (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00917302
Microbiology. (OCoLC)fst01019576
Parasitic diseases. (OCoLC)fst01053151
Parasitic diseases -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01053164
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Komplexe Gesellschaft
Parasitäre Krankheit
Sozioökonomischer Wandel
Sjukdomar -- sociala aspekter -- Förenta staterna.
Ekonomisk utveckling -- historia.
ECONOMICS/Trade & Development
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Coelho, Philip R. P., author.
Other Form: Print version: McGuire, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1948- Parasites, pathogens, and progress. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262015660 (DLC) 2010046703 (OCoLC)678924617
ISBN 9780262298391 (electronic bk.)
0262298392 (electronic bk.)

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