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Pox Americana

The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

by Elizabeth A. Fenn

The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birthA horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the American Revolution began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of the war ...
Publish Date
2002
October 1
Goodreads rating
3.82
ISBN
9780809078219
Tags
historynonfiction
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