The Tainted Gift: The Disease Method of Frontier Expansion (Hardback)Barbara Alice Mann (author)
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For the first time, an accomplished scholar offers a painstakingly researched examination of the United States' involvement in deliberate disease spreading among native peoples in the military conquest of the West.
* Chapters focusing on four charges of deliberate disease spreading among Native American peoples
* An extraordinary collection of primary and oral sources, including much that has only recently become available, that helps provide a clearer picture of the Federal campaigns for control of Western territories
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 236 x 155 x 25 mm
"In four fascinating, extremely detailed, and heavily cited chapters, Mann digs into this record to bring to light the shameful and even shocking methods used against Native Americans in the drive west. . . . Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above." - Choice
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