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Title:
The pox and the covenant : Mather, Franklin, and the epidemic that changed America's destiny
Author:
Williams, Tony, 1970-
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Publication Information:
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxiv, 277 pages : map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A killer lurking -- Walking around Boston -- Contagion -- Ordinary and extraordinary concerns -- At the pulpit -- A consult of physicians -- Dr. Boylston responds -- Social disharmony -- The Brothers Franklin -- For and against inoculation -- "My dying children" -- Death's head -- Life-giving fires -- "The afflicted still multiply" -- "Cotton Mather, you dog, damn you!" -- The final Boston inoculations.
ISBN:
9781402236051
Format :
Book

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