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Title Technology, disease, and colonial conquests, sixteenth to eighteenth centuries : essays reappraising the guns and germs theories / edited by George Raudzens.

Imprint Boston : Brill Academic, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 304 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents European overseas expansion and the military revolution / Jeremy Black -- Outfighting or outpopulating? : main reasons for early colonial conquests, 1493-1788 / George Raudzens -- Conflict and synthesis : frontier warfare in North America, 1513-1815 / Armstrong Starkey -- The long conquest : collaboration by native Andean elites in the colonial system, 1532-1825 / David Cahill -- The impact of disease / Francis Brooks -- Pathogens, places and peoples : geographical variations in the impact of disease in early Spanish America and the Philippines / Linda Newson -- The Iberian advantage / Lawrence Clayton -- "Black with canoes". Aboriginal resistance and the canoe : diplomacy, trade, and warfare in the meeting grounds of northeastern North America, 1600-1821 / David McNab, Bruce Hodgins, and Dale Standen.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject America -- History -- To 1810.
Diseases and history -- America -- History.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans.
Europe -- Territorial expansion.
Europe -- Colonies -- America.
Military art and science -- Europe -- History.
Chronological Term To 1810
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Added Author Raudzens, George, 1938-
Other Form: Print version: Technology, disease, and colonial conquests, sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. Boston : Brill Academic, 2003 0391042068 (DLC) 2003049586 (OCoLC)52203361
ISBN 1423734254 (electronic bk.)
9781423734253 (electronic bk.)