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|Aboriginal North American Population and Rates of Decline, ca. A.D. 1500-1900|
Current Anthropology, Vol. 38, No. 2, April 1997, pp. 310-315.
Asserts that pandemics were not the sole cause of population decline but that disease in conjunction with effects of colonialism such as war, relocation and change in diet led to increased mortality and decreased fecundity.