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Title Disease in the history of modern Latin America : from malaria to AIDS / edited by Diego Armus.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
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 Floor4  RA418.3.L29 D575 2003    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 326 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Disease in the historiography of modern Latin America / Diego Armus -- "The only serious terror in these regions" : malaria control in the Brazilian Amazon / Nancy Leys Stepan -- An imaginary plague in turn-of-the-century Buenos Aires : hysteria, discipline, and languages of the body / Gabriela Nouzeilles -- Tropical medicine in Brazil : the case of chagas' disease / Marilia Coutinho -- Tango, gender, and tuberculosis in Buenos Aires, 1900-1940 / Diego Armus -- The state, physicians, and leprosy in modern Colombia / Diana Obregón -- Revolution, the scatological way : the Rockefeller Foundation's hookworm campaign in 1920s Mexico / Anne-Emanuelle Birn -- Between risk and confession : state and popular perspectives of syphilis infection in revolutionary Mexico / Katherine Elaine Bliss -- Dying of sadness : hospitalism and child welfare in Mexico City, 1920-1940 / Ann S. Blum -- Mental illness and democracy in Bolivia : the Manicomio Pacheco, 1935-1950 / Ann Zulawski -- Stigma and blame during an epidemic : cholera in Peru, 1991 / Marcos Cueto -- Nation, science, and sex : AIDS and the new Brazilian sexuality / Patrick Larvie.
Subject Social medicine -- Latin America.
Diseases -- Latin America -- History.
Related Names Armus, Diego.
ISBN 0822330695 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822330571 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 50768606