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The Smallpox War in Nuxalk Territory By Tom Swanky
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This book documents the role played by intentional smallpox spreading during 1862 as the Colony of British Columbia, now part of Canada, took control of Nuxalk territory. In 2014, B.C.’s... More > Premier acknowledged for the official record that settlers had spread smallpox intentionally among the neighboring Tsilhqot’in. This book shows that most of those same settlers also targeted the Nuxalk. In this artificial catastrophe, several thousand Nuxalk, perhaps 70 percent of their entire number, died within nine months. Based on the evidence of eyewitnesses and survivors, Nuxalk and Tsilhqot’in Elders have always taught that this was not a natural disaster or the work of only a few rogue settlers but an instance of genocide. "The Smallpox War in Nuxalk Territory" details the evidence available from the written record that tends to support the Elders' teaching.< Less
The Smallpox War In Nuxalk Territory By Tom Swanky
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This book documents the role played by intentional smallpox spreading during 1862 as the Colony of British Columbia, now part of Canada, took control of Nuxalk territory. In 2014, B.C.’s... More > Premier acknowledged for the official record that settlers had spread smallpox intentionally among the neighboring Tsilhqot’in. This book shows that most of those same settlers also targeted the Nuxalk. In this artificial catastrophe, several thousand Nuxalk, perhaps 70 percent of their entire number, died within nine months. Based on the evidence of eyewitnesses and survivors, Nuxalk and Tsilhqot’in Elders have always taught that this was not a natural disaster or the work of only a few rogue settlers but an instance of genocide. "The Smallpox War In Nuxalk Territory" details the evidence available from the written record that tends to support the Elders' teaching.< Less
A Practical Treatise on Smallpox By George Henry Fox
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In a Time of Smallpox Death Arrives By Joyce Freese
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The Beginning of the nightmare I noticed a mirror on the wall. A black drape covered it. Strange. I was tempted to remove it, but that voice inside my head told me to hold back. . . . But I was... More > curious . . . Dark forces lure Victoria, an ordinary woman, back in time where she is no longer herself, but Mistress Dorian, a member of upper class Victorian society defined by her famed beauty. Struggling to find her way home, Victoria assumes the identity of Mistress Dorian, the token perfect wife of a well-known doctor, who is bored and restless with rigid aristocratic life. Craving adventure at any cost, Dorian rebels. What Dorian doesn’t count on is betrayal or the deadly ravages of the smallpox epidemic. As Death arrives, she must discover her innate strengths to save herself and everyone she loves. If not, Death will win, and Victoria will never go home.< Less
In a Time of Smallpox Death Arrives By Joyce Freese
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"The Beginning of the nightmare. I noticed a mirror on the wall. A black drape covered it. Strange. I was tempted to remove it, but that voice inside my head told me to hold back. But I was... More > curious . . " Dark forces lure Victoria, an ordinary woman, back in time where she assumes the identity of Mistress Dorian who is bored and restless with rigid aristocratic life as the token perfect wife of a well-known doctor. "Feeling like I was losing my mind, I touched my face, and from what I remembered, it was quite the opposite of the one staring back at me in the mirror. All that I heard and screamed repeatedly in my head were the words, "My wife, Dorian". How could I be someone’s wife when last I remembered, I was single? This would be interesting." Dorian rebels. What she doesn’t count on is betrayal or the deadly ravages of the smallpox epidemic. As Death arrives, Dorian must discover her true strengths to save herself and everyone she loves. If not, Death will win, and Victoria will never go home.< Less
Eruptive Fevers: A History of Medicine - Scarlet Fever, Measles, Small-Pox and Treatments in the 19th Century (Hardcover) By William Vallancey Drury
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Eruptive Fevers is a collection of lectures, which together describe the medical establishment’s understanding of diseases characterized by fever during the 1870s. In the 19th century, the... More > absence of modern treatments and preventative measures made outbreaks of feverish disease dangerous, with various epidemics claiming thousands of lives. While the medical profession directed resources to the discovery and experimentation of new treatments, many of the medicines mentioned in this book – mercury and arsenic to name but two – have since been demonstrated as ineffective. In several cases, the doctors of the time have recourse only to herbal remedies, such as belladonna, as a means of alleviating symptoms. Although the information herein is outdated and superseded by later developments in medical science, the text offers fascinating historical insight into how physicians and researchers of the 19th century arrived at their diagnoses and understanding of feverish conditions.< Less
Eruptive Fevers: A History of Medicine - Scarlet Fever, Measles, Small-Pox and Treatments in the 19th Century By William Vallancey Drury
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Eruptive Fevers is a collection of lectures, which together describe the medical establishment’s understanding of diseases characterized by fever during the 1870s. In the 19th century, the... More > absence of modern treatments and preventative measures made outbreaks of feverish disease dangerous, with various epidemics claiming thousands of lives. While the medical profession directed resources to the discovery and experimentation of new treatments, many of the medicines mentioned in this book – mercury and arsenic to name but two – have since been demonstrated as ineffective. In several cases, the doctors of the time have recourse only to herbal remedies, such as belladonna, as a means of alleviating symptoms. Although the information herein is outdated and superseded by later developments in medical science, the text offers fascinating historical insight into how physicians and researchers of the 19th century arrived at their diagnoses and understanding of feverish conditions.< Less
The Defector By Cole Vik
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Does Nikolai Reznov get out of Russia in time? Nikolai Reznov, in the book defector discovers the secret of the red Army. This thrill seeking adventure will keep you on the edge of your seat.
The Great Darkening By Shawn Swanky
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Based on survivor accounts, native elders from across British Columbia have long taught that the devastating smallpox epidemics that swept B.C. in 1862/63 were an ethnic cleansing exercise. Natives... More > died by the tens of thousands in only one year. Natives believed that the settler community under Gov. James Douglas intended to kill them in order to impose British institutions without treaties & to seize control of land without paying. As it then did. This period closed with B.C. martyring the Tsilhqot’in Chiefs at a mass hanging in 1864. The Tsilhqot’in had confronted settlers found spreading smallpox, executing some under their laws. They also had killed 14 settlers to prevent the introduction of smallpox at Bute Inlet. In The Great Darkening, preparing for a documentary, Shawn Swanky has created a dramatic narrative from archival records & local traditions that allow the audience to hear the Tsilhqot’in War Leader, settlers, officials & newspapers describe in their own words what happened.< Less
The Great Darkening By Shawn Swanky
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Based on survivor accounts, native elders from across British Columbia have long taught that the devastating smallpox epidemics that swept B.C. in 1862/63 were an ethnic cleansing exercise. Natives... More > died by the tens of thousands in only one year. Natives believed that the settler community under Gov. James Douglas intended to kill them in order to impose British institutions without treaties & to seize control of land without paying. As it then did. This period closed with B.C. martyring the Tsilhqot’in Chiefs at a mass hanging in 1864. The Tsilhqot’in had confronted settlers found spreading smallpox, executing some under their laws. They also had killed 14 settlers to prevent the introduction of smallpox at Bute Inlet. In The Great Darkening, preparing for a documentary, Shawn Swanky has created a dramatic narrative from archival records & local traditions that allow the audience to hear the Tsilhqot’in War Leader, settlers, officials & newspapers describe in their own words what happened.< Less

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