The gifts of civilization germs and genocide in Hawaiʻi by O. A. Bushnell

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .

Written in English

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  • Hawaiians -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Hawaiians -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Hawaiians -- First contact with Europeans.,
  • Hawaiians -- Diseases.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-316) and index.

Book details

StatementO.A. Bushnell.
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.H38 B87 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1735455M
ISBN 100824814576
LC Control Number92040415

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