Deadly Medicine

Cornell University PressSKU: 0801480442

Author:
Mancall, Peter C.
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Woodland
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
268
Publisher:
Cornell University Press

Price:
Sale price$37.50

Description

Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America is a study of the devastating effects of the trade of alcohol by Europeans to Indigenous People of eastern North America during the early colonial period. Historian Peter Mancall examines the social, economic, and cultural aspects of the role of alcohol on the health and well-being of the Nations of the Eastern Woodlands. He covers the historical stereotypes, trade, consumption, costs, temperance, the role of New Spain and New France, the British Imperial Movement, and the legacy of alcohol. Peter Mancall is Professor of History at the University of Kansas.

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