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What a fantastic single-vision narrative. This text adds an interesting new dimension to an entire time period. Exceptional research on individual experiences.Published on July 19 2004 by Jen Grover
This is an excellent work. It bogs down a bit in the second half but only for 30 or so pages as the author gets into the detail of some purported statistical analysis, information... Read morePublished on Nov. 4 2003 by Michael E. Fitzgerald
This moment in American history is not the first time that Americans have debated protection from Smallpox. Ms. Read morePublished on Sept. 4 2002
More scholarly than "entertaining" in tone, this book traces smallpox epidemics and their influence upon the progress of war, settlement, and "who wins" in the race for political... Read morePublished on June 1 2002 by K. Nettles
The great smallpox epidemic of 1775-82 is covered in a survey which reveals not only the spread of the disease, but how it made an impact on the Revolutionary War's outcome and how... Read morePublished on April 11 2002 by Midwest Book Review
Lots of people got smallpox, and many of them died. OK, now you do not need to read this dull book.Published on Feb. 28 2002 by "tjcraw"
Germ warfare isn't a new idea to us. This book, while clearly stating the impact of smallpox during American's war for independence, also gives us a deeper understanding of how... Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2002
Smallpox usually isn't near the top of anyone's favorite book subject list, but recent terrorist events have made all of us aware of the need to reacquaint ourselves with diseases... Read morePublished on Jan. 7 2002 by Bill Shepherd
Elizabeth A. Fenn's Pox Americana (The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82) is an interesting book that traces the course of this horrendous pox as it veers bloodily throughout the... Read morePublished on Dec 2 2001 by Ricky Hunter