The Blanket Truth: Stories of Smallpox in Early American Indian History


Mar
18
2014

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  • Host Department: Native American Studies
  • Date: 03/18/2014
  • Time: 4:00PM

  • Location: Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Room 100

  • Description:

    A lecture by Professor of History, American Culture, and Native American Studies Greg Dowd.

    Were smallpox blankets a weapon of war?  How did Indians and settlers tie smallpox to the battlefield? Professor Dowd looks for the truth about smallpox in early American history.

    Part of the Clements Library Series.