• Corpus ID: 35067934

Plagues and pestilence in Polynesia: the nineteenth-century Cook Islands experience.

  title={Plagues and pestilence in Polynesia: the nineteenth-century Cook Islands experience.},
  author={Robert Lange},
  journal={Bulletin of the history of medicine},
  volume={58 3},
  • R. Lange
  • Published 1984
  • History
  • Bulletin of the history of medicine
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