Columbus and the New World: Medical Implications

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This new book is unique in that modern medical knowledge was used to answer the many puzzling questions about diseases that devastated the Native American Indians (Amerindians). For example, why were the Amerindians so susceptible to European childhood diseases? Why were these diseases so severe as to cause millions of Amerindians to die? What diseases did the Indians introduce to the Europeans? What percentage of the present day Indian population have European, Oriental, & African HLA blood & tissue types? In this book we ...

Columbus and the New World: Medical Implications 1995, Oceanside Publications

ISBN-13: 9780936587073

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