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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2012) 92 (3): 594–596.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Lisa A. Lindsay Domingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World . By Sweet James H. . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2011 . Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xvii, 300 pp. Cloth , $37.50 . Copyright 2012 by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2013) 93 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Keith E. McNeal Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing . Edited by Diana Paton and Maarit Forde. Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . Illustrations. Notes. Index. xi, 354 pp. Paper , $27.95 . Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2003) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Theron Corse Healing Cultures: Art and Religion As Curative Practices in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora. Edited by margarite fernández olmos and lizabeth paravisini-gebert. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001. Photographs. Illustrations. Notes. xxi, 236 pp. Cloth,$45.00. 2003 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 715–716.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the step to take if we want to counteract what E. P. Thompson famously called the enormous condescension of posterity when it comes to historical worlds of pain and healing such as those that took shape in the seventeenth-century Caribbean. The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2002) 82 (4): 802–803.
Published: 01 November 2002
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2010) 90 (4): 717–718.
Published: 01 November 2010
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 493–498.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2001) 81 (3-4): 814–815.
Published: 01 November 2001
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Lima. His work as a healer involved not just helping ill people but also social healing, as he promoted harmony between families. This personal feature allowed him to gain the trust, reliability, and loyalty of others, so much so that it is said that when he needed help raising the bridal dowry...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 May 2019
... be contingent upon balancing the four bodily fluids—phlegm, blood, and black and yellow bile—many Guatemalans believed the blood of holy people like Aycinena to have healing powers. Many also thought the water from the well of the Carmelite convent where Aycinena resided could heal. As her confessor...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 550–551.
Published: 01 August 2017
... and fight fire and to heal wounds, and the emerging business of fire insurance. Because Alexander frames her story around these big issues, she gives us a history of Mexico City at the same time that she tells us something important and nearly universal about modernizing cities across the nineteenth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2005) 85 (3): 417–448.
Published: 01 August 2005
... addresses miracles again in the next sermon, this time as events that demonstrate the power of the faith of the saints who produced them. These are virtually the same set of miraculous abilities attributed to Christ in his lifetime: “giving sight to the blind, healing the sick, and reviving the dead...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2016
... position in the independence period, when although they advocated for full citizenship rights they failed to campaign actively against slavery. Through an analysis of the dispute over the healing practices of a popular healer, Dorotea Salguero, Jouve Martín also illustrates that Valdés defended the control...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 745–746.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and irrational. After 1870, the prophet served the church militant as it grouped to reclaim power from the triumphant liberals. She inspired women to form new teaching, healing, charitable, and devotional associations. In 1889, writer Luis G. Duarte y Rico published a major tract, Profecias de...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 730–731.
Published: 01 November 2017
... healing cultures, which persistently bridged, like their European counterparts, the boundary between the spiritual and the scientific (p. 14). This portrait from below of colonial medical practices is characterized by admirable richness, detail, and specificity. ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 757–758.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the subject of excellent scholarship in the history and social study of medicine today. It was surprising not to find a discussion of recent works on Cuban health care (save for Julie Feinsilver's Healing the Masses ) or, more important for HAHR readers, the historiography of medicine in Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 313–315.
Published: 01 May 2014
... philosophical texts of sixteenth-century Spain, in which the thinkers of that period sought to define and distinguish corporal and philosophical explanations of these celestial beings from preternatural ones. We see in the humanist medical treatises a gnawing skepticism about folk healing and demonic influences...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 382–383.
Published: 01 May 2017
... both practices and materiality. Traces and strategies to conceal and display become the memory of slavery, memory here thought of as a present-day work and also a right, as something that can help heal wounds and overcome trauma. These memories can be contradictory, ambiguous, and selective, according...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 511–512.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as marking a change from native healing rituals involving individuals' travel to specific loci. This is an interesting idea that deserves further consideration, but we cannot be certain that pre-Columbian rituals did not involve movement of sacred objects from place to place. Effigies of deities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 523–524.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Because Pueblo women did not hold office in Pueblo government, they sought to gain power and prestige in a different arena by offering their healing services to Spanish women. Brown labels this type of sorcery and witchcraft “interpersonal” and draws a contrast to the ways in which commoner men exercised...