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A Pest in the Land: New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective

Suzanne Alchon - History - 2003 - 224 pages
This study of disease among the native peoples of the New World before and after 1492 challenges many widely held notions about encounters between European and native peoples ...
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Spain in America

Charles Gibson - History - 1966 - 239 pages
This account traces the influence of Spain and Spanish culture on Latin America from colonial days to the present.
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Secret Judgments of God: Old World Disease in Colonial Spanish America

Noble David Cook, William George Lovell - History - 2001 - 285 pages
In the wake of European expansion, disease outbreaks in the New World caused the greatest loss of life known to history. Post-contact Native American inhabitants succumbed in ...
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Remarkable Physicists: From Galileo to Yukawa

Ioan James - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 389 pages
Portrayals of 55 physicists, which collectively convey how the subject developed into its modern form.
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The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

Bernd Magnus, Kathleen Marie Higgins - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 403 pages
The opening essay of this Companion provides a chronologically organized introduction to and summary of Nietzsche's published works, while also providing an overview of their ...
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Somebody's Gotta Tell It: A Journalist's Life on the Lines

Jack Newfield - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
The author, a journalist who writes for the New York Post, shares his thoughts on his own life and his career in journalism, in a memoir that chronicles the events of his life ...
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Get the Picture: A Personal History of Photojournalism

John Godfrey Morris, John G. Morris - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 332 pages
How do photojournalists get the pictures that bring us the action from the world's most dangerous places? How do picture editors decide which photos to scrap and which to ...
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Portraits: A Gallery of Intellectuals

Edward Shils, Joseph Epstein - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 255 pages
In these vivid portraits of prominent twentieth-century intellectuals, Edward Shils couples the sensitivity of a biographer with the profound knowledge of a highly respected ...
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