Product DescriptionThis book explores the v? Links’ between the ecology? A, disease, and the pol? International policy in the context of the Wider Caribbean – the landscape that lies between Suriname and the Chesapeake – in the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century. Ecological changes? Gicos made these landscapes especially suitable for the mosquito vector of yellow fever and malaria, and these diseases ravaged system? Between such policy? Armies and aspiring settlers. Because yellow fever vaccine provides immunity in survivors of the disease, and since confers resistance to malaria, these diseases played a role in the partisan struggle for empire and the revolution? No, attacking some populations more severely than others. In particular, fever, malaria and yellow atac? to receive? n arrivals in the region? No, what helps? to uphold the rule both Spanish both Spanish in the face of competing predators in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the eighteenth and nineteenth century, these conditions help? to revolutions. . . M? S>>

Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914