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Author Daschuk, James W. (James William), 1961-

Title Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and the loss of Aboriginal life / James Daschuk.

Publication Info. Regina : University of Regina Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource.
text file rda
Series Canadian Plains studies ; 65
Canadian plains studies (Online) ; 65.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Indigenous Health, Environment, and Disease before Europeans -- The Early Fur Trade: Territorial Dislocation and Disease -- Early Competition and the Extension of Trade and Disease, 1740- 82 -- Despair and Death during the Fur Trade Wars, 1783-1821 -- Canada, the Northwest, and the Treaty Period, 1869-76 -- Expansion of Settlement and Erosion of Health during the HBC Monopoly, 1821-69 -- Treaties, Famine, and Epidemic Transition on the Plains, 1877-82 -- Dominion Administration of Relief, 1883- 85 -- The Nadir of Indigenous Health, 1886-91 -- Conclusion.
Summary James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A. Macdonald's "National Dream."
Language Text in English.
Subject Indians of North America -- Canada, Western -- History.
Indians of North America -- Diseases -- Canada, Western -- History.
Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- Canada, Western -- History.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations -- History.
Canada, Western -- Colonization -- Health aspects -- History.
Canada, Western -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Indians, North American -- history.
Health Status.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Communicable Diseases -- history.
Population Dynamics.
Colonialism -- history.
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
Colonization -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00868485
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Indians of North America. (OCoLC)fst00969633
Indians of North America -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst00969699
Indians of North America -- Government relations. (OCoLC)fst00969761
Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst00969766
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
Canada, Western. (OCoLC)fst01692641
Ethnische Beziehungen.
Sozialer Wandel.
Indianerpolitik. (DE-601)105469637
Ethnozid. (DE-601)105222704
Indianer. (DE-601)104288922
Krankheit. (DE-601)104493895
Hunger. (DE-601)106289195
Sozialer Wandel. (DE-601)106079697
Kanada. (DE-601)106274163
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version:Daschuk, James W. (James William), 1961- Clearing the Plains. Regina : University of Regina Press, ©2013. Canadian plains studies (Online) Canadian Plains studies ; (CaOONL)20139018204
ISBN 9780889772977 (electronic bk.)
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