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Pod-Textualizing the Past is a podcast that explores U.S. history from pre-colonization through the U.S. Civil War. Produced at the University of Texas at El Paso, Professor Susan Stanfield talks with experts about specific aspects of U.S. history and their cultural impact.

June 11, 2020

Episode Ten: Sickness and Health in British North America

Dr. Angela Keysor (Allegheny College, History) examines illness and its treatment during the eighteenth Century in British North America, with a particular focus on smallpox epidemics.  As we experience a pandemic in the twenty-first century, how different was the colonial American experience and it what ways is it the same. 

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