Science and Medicine in Latin America: Essays in Honor of Nancy Leys Stepan

An issue of: Hispanic American Historical Review

Science and Medicine in Latin America
Journal Issue Pages: 220 Volume 91, Number 3 Published: August 2011 An issue of Hispanic American Historical Review


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Introduction: Science and Medicine in Latin America-Julia Rodriguez and Ann Zulawski

From the Beginnings: Debates on the History of Science in Brazil- Simone Petraglia Kropf and Gilberto Hochman

A Complex Fabric: Intersecting Histories of Race, Gender, and Science in Latin America- Julia Rodriguez

"The Hour of Eugenics" in Veracruz, Mexico: Radical Politics, Public Health, and Latin America's Only Sterilization Law- Alexandra Minna Stern

Beginnings of Cuban Bacteriology: Juan Santos Fernández, Medical Research, and the Search for Scientific Sovereignty, 1880 – 1920- Steven Palmer

The National and the International in Public Health: Carlos Chagas and the Rockefeller Foundation in Brazil, 1917 – 1930s- Nancy Leys Stepan

Footprints on the Future: Looking Forward to the History of Health and Medicine in Latin America in the Twenty-First Century-Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Raúl Necochea López


Manuel Caballero (1931 – 2010)-María Elena and González Deluca

David J. Weber (1940 – 2010)-Peter Bakewell

Book Reviews

General and Sources

The Art of Urbanism: How Mesoamerican Kingdoms Represented Themselves in Architecture and Imagery-Michael E. Smith

Here in This Year: Seventeenth-Century Nahuatl Annals of the Tlaxcala-Puebla Valley-Leslie S. Offutt

The Search for the Codex Cardona: On the Trail of a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Treasure-James A. Lewis

Race and Classification: The Case of Mexican America-Martina Will De Chaparro

Black Mexico: Race and Society from Colonial to Modern Times-Cathy Marie Ouellette

Colonial Period

Ideology and Inquisition: The World of the Censors in Early Mexico-Linda A. Curcio-Nagy

Vida de Sor Francisca Josefa de Castillo-Frances L. Ramos

Le planteur et le Roi: L'aristocratie havanaise et la couronne d'Espagne (1763 – 1838)-Allan J. Kuethe

A Flock Divided: Race, Religion, and Politics in Mexico, 1749 – 1857-Brian Larkin

National Period

Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868 – 1959-Barry Carr

Cuba en 1902: Después del imperio — una nueva nación.-José O. Solá

Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 1941 – 1969- Mikael Wolfe

The Dictator's Seduction: Politics and the Popular Imagination in the Era of Trujillo -Catherine C. Legrand

Agua, poder urbano y metabolismo social-Mikael Wolfe

The Tyranny of Opinion: Honor in the Construction of the Mexican Public Sphere-Kathryn A. Sloan

Bonar L. Hernández Sandoval

Revolutions in Mexican Catholicism: Reform and Revelation in Oaxaca, 1887 – 19340- Bonar L. Hernández Sandoval

La locura durante la Revolución Mexicana: Los primeros años del Manicomio General La Castañeda, 1910 – 1920-Claudia Agostoni

The Secret War in El Paso: Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue, 1906 – 1920-John Dwyer

Integrados y marginados en el México posrevolucionario: Los juegos de poder local y sus nexos con la política nacional -Elisa Cárdenas Ayala

Pistoleros and Popular Movements: The Politics of State Formation in Postrevolutionary Oaxaca-Daniela Spenser

In the Name of El Pueblo: Place, Community, and the Politics of History in Yucatán- John M. Watanabe

State Governors in the Mexican Revolution, 1910 – 1952: Portraits in Conflict, Courage, and Corruption-Benjamin T. Smith

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