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New England Epidemiology

Cristobal Silva

in Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199743476
eISBN:
9780199896868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743476.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the epidemics that devastated Native American populations between 1616 and 1619—those same epidemics that John Winthrop called a “miraculous plague” sent by God to depopulate ... More


The Archaeology of Magic

C. Riley Augé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066110
eISBN:
9780813058597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Archaeology of Magic, C. Riley Augé explores how early American colonists used magic to protect themselves from harm in their unfamiliar and challenging new world. Analyzing evidence from the ... More


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