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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
... camelids, the bezoar stone played a significant yet academically overlooked role in the social and economic history of modern Europe and Spanish America for its use as an antidote to poisons, and the stones constituted one of the most sought-after objects for the fashionable cabinets of curiosities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 715–716.
Published: 01 November 2018
... anything about the—to use a deeply compromised term—supernatural dangers arising from a society riven with deep inequalities and antagonisms expressed and experienced in the form of falling victim to spells, poisoning, and sorcerous assaults! As Gómez argues, such traction had to be created on the spot by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 534–535.
Published: 01 August 2017
... horrendous practices, worthy of a television series like Criminal Minds . The ritual violence of sacrifice explored in 15 separate chapters includes exsanguination, strangulation, slaying, butchering, possible poisoning, live burial, heart ablation, defleshing, dismemberment, forced joint relocation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
... antirepublican raids in Venezuela, and presided over a series of tribunals that executed enslaved Africans accused of a poisoning conspiracy. If the region's porous borders vexed Picton and other British officials, they provided economic opportunities for free people of color. In the late eighteenth century...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 338–340.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Bárbara mine opened, the urban center of Huancavelica grew to its north, and their mercury ensured that Potosí's silver continued to flow, keeping Philip II's global ambitions afloat. All that it cost was the lives or health of the Peruvian miners whose encounter with that mercury poisoned their bodies...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2012) 92 (3): 507–535.
Published: 01 August 2012
... “Conversa de Redação,” interview with Rubem Braga, Sérgio Porto, Fernando Sabino, and José Carlos Oliveira, Realidade, Oct. 1967, p. 45. 3. Some Porto fans believe that military operatives caused or at least hastened Porto’s death; one theory holds that secret agents poisoned Porto’s coffee. There...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2011) 91 (3): 409–429.
Published: 01 August 2011
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2019
... corporeal health to air. Air purity influenced how denizens evaluated the suitability of a particular location for human habitation. Foul-smelling airs spread poisonous vapors through the atmosphere and caused illness. 12 Fetid smells possessed extraordinary properties such as the ability to tarnish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 481–515.
Published: 01 August 2016
... visualized as repugnant creatures. Marcia Stephenson has shown that early modern visual representations rendered poison as reptilian, demon-like beings, the best example of which is Francisco de Zurbarán's image of Saint Luis Beltrán (who, not coincidentally, was a sixteenth-century Dominican friar who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2011) 91 (3): 431–443.
Published: 01 August 2011
...- ism, syphilis, and tuberculosis — were “germs” or “racial poisons” that could be acquired by children of affected parents, then intrusive public health campaigns were imperative in order to halt degeneration. Since the publication of The Hour of Eugenics scholars have continued to document...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2003) 83 (2): 295–344.
Published: 01 May 2003
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2000) 80 (1): 77–112.
Published: 01 February 2000
... river there is a gold mine, and in the surrounding region various coca haciendas, where bananas, pineapples, papayas, limes, granadillas, and other fruits of the montaña are harvested. Also various poisonous insects live there. For protection against...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2006) 86 (3): 535–570.
Published: 01 August 2006
... plantations. Surrounded by such commercial timberlands, many peasants have seen the soil and groundwater desiccated and their livestock, crops, and children poisoned by pesticides and herbicides. Throughout southern Chile, Mapuche communities and mestizo peasant smallholders have been forced to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 February 2019
... under Gabriel Tamay, the acting general of the Icaiche following the death of Pech, who had allegedly been poisoned. 49 Belizean newspapers carried the news of Castillo's release to a sympathetic public. As the Belize Advertiser reported on August 25, 1883, “It is with much pleasure that we announce...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2014
... are raw or unprocessed foods, must be transformed into healthy and digestible meals, and not into poisons that are all the more harmful the more appealing they are to the palate.” 81 This project of social thermodynamics also appeared in the outreach work of the Ministry of Labor, Hygiene, and Social...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 319–353.
Published: 01 May 2016
... house for prayer sessions and to conspire. Some militants implicated her in the plans to kill Obregón, testifying, for example, that she had provided them poison. 66 Another told police that she was “forming a group of martyrs to send to glory.” 67 However, evidence to support her role in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2014) 94 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of Cold War conflict, acrid ideological jockeying, corrupt profiteering, and political demagoguery poisoned the intri- cate and heterogeneous alliances that had preserved Rio’s rapidly expanding favela communities from mass eradication in the 1940s and 1950s. In cooper- ation with anticommunist...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2003) 83 (1): 119–150.
Published: 01 February 2003
... cause became fur- ther medicalized and politicalized, with coca painted as causing a mass alka- loidal “poisoning” or “addiction” of Indians, a position advanced by most pro- Indian elite indigenistas. By the 1930s, a whole branch of Peruvian science flourished, led by doctors Luis Saenz and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2005) 85 (2): 187–222.
Published: 01 May 2005
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2009) 89 (4): 643–673.
Published: 01 November 2009