Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and the loss of indigenous life

Book
Published 2019
Item Details
ISBN:
9780889776227
9780889776210
0889776229
0889776210
Edition:
New edition.
Description:
xxxvi, 362 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Publisher, pagination, and printing dates may vary.
Canadiana.
Indigenous voices.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Indigenous health, environment, and disease before Europeans
The early fur trade: territorial dislocation and disease
Early competition and the extension of trade and disease, 1740-82
Despair and death during the Fur Trade Wars, 1783-1821
Expansion of settlement and erosion of health during the HBC monopoly, 1821-69
Canada, the Northwest, and the treaty period, 1869-76
Treaties, famine, and epidemic transition on the Plains, 1877-82
Dominion administration of relief, 1883-85
The Nadir of Indigenous health, 1886-91
Conclusion.
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