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The Role of Disease

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines what diseases were present in the Philippines when the Spanish arrived, along with their demographic implications. Before assessing the demographic impact of Old World diseases ... More


Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Linda A. Newson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Scholars have long assumed that Spanish colonial rule had only a limited demographic impact on the Philippines. Filipinos, they believed, had acquired immunity to Old World diseases prior to Spanish ... More


The English Invasion and the Creation of a Shatter Zone, ca. 1650–1680

Robbie Ethridge

in From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter argues that even Hernando de Soto's grim swath of destruction and disruption, the presence of the Spanish in La Florida, and the introduction of Old World disease cannot account for the ... More


Herbert Upham Williams (1866–1938)

Della Collins Cook

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0031
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Herbert Upham Williams. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Williams was an exemplary academic physician who turned ... More


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