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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 3 K’iche’ bride. During its early years photography was referred to as “Dauguerre’s mirror,” and practitioners often placed a mirror within a scene to amplify photography’s “narcissistic trick of doubling its subjects” (from Carol Mavor, Becoming: The Photographs of Clementina More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (2): 283–318.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., and the academic exchanges fostered by the Deutsche-Iberoamerikanische Ärzteakademie, the article argues that Argentine medical practitioners were much more receptive to eugenic sterilization than previously claimed. As they made great efforts to separate it from other “unscientific” forms of racism, they lent...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 77–105.
Published: 01 February 2014
... to level by essentializing the pueblo . However, this official celebration of popular culture, which rendered its practitioners archaic and passive repositories of the nation’s soul, was challenged by a very dynamic, effervescent, and transnationally open music landscape driven by the activities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Linda A. Newson This well-written book is based on a thorough analysis of the writings of the three medical practitioners, as well as on newspapers, including the Mercurio Peruano , and archival research. The Black Doctors of Colonial Lima will be of interest to scholars of both the history...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 743–745.
Published: 01 November 2019
... during the period from 1800 to 1870. Hernández Sáenz provides a lucid argument to explain how healers and medical practitioners opened a space in that society through which they emerged as one of the most important professional groups of the century. Hernández Sáenz's proposal is to deal with the notion...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (3): 544–545.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... Cloth , $48.95 . Copyright 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Hernández Sáenz’s study of medicine and medical practitioners in late colonial Mexico has much to offer specialists both in the history of medicine and in Latin American social history. It traces the improvement in medical...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the combination of rich sources in which the voices and agency of slaves and their descendants could be heard. In this new context of reception, Jongo lyrics and Jongo practitioners appeared as privileged sources through which the conditions and culture of the everyday life of slaves could be understood. Until...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (3): 584–585.
Published: 01 August 1988
... (Toby Gelfand), and New England (Eric H. Christianson) challenges the premise that the New World environment created a distinct genre of general practitioner, freed from the restraints of Old World methods and learning. In all three European societies, bonafide, licensed physicians and surgeons trained...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 400–401.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and sexually promiscuous racial inferiors in the tropics as well. The naturalist Louis Agazzi and the many practitioners of the new discipline of tropical medicine went out their way to satisfy these cravings. Stepan recounts Agazzi’s efforts to identify through photography the deleterious effects...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (4): 702–703.
Published: 01 November 2021
... medical practitioners with varying levels of education and training: Pedro Arias de Benavides, Alonso López de Hinojosos, Agustín Farfán, and Juan de Cárdenas. Studying these authors helps to counter teleological narratives of supremacy in knowledge production. Pérez Marín argues that these practitioners...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 735–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
... continued to embrace European humoral medicine in both theory and practice. The book first demonstrates the hegemony of humoralism in the education of apothecaries and in the licensing practices of the Protomedicato, the royal office that regulated medical practitioners throughout the Spanish empire...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (4): 637–639.
Published: 01 November 1976
... associate with Pueblo en vilo . González is the enemy of pretense and pomposity in subject or in style, a quality that lends strength to his work. This volume includes three papers, delivered between 1969 and 1972, which characterize the field, its practitioners and their methods, as well...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 758–759.
Published: 01 November 1996
... (1790–1860), discussing (with the assistance of splendid photographs) the distinctive and frequently changing styles of the best-known (to us, at least) practitioners. They include Pedro Antonio Fresquís, said to be the earliest native-born santero; the Laguna Santero, whose name is not known but whose...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Michele McArdle Stephens Sowell does an excellent job of weaving together various components of the medical history of Yucatán. Whether addressing the history of epidemic diseases, the racialized hierarchy of medical practitioners, or the imposition of the state via new medical technology...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to strong criticism, yet much of this criticism has been theoretically derived and has had little or no impact on practitioners' quest for the best or proper combination of, say, truth commissions, justice, and reparations in any particular case of political transition. This book pulls together seven...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the country’s first psychiatric clinic in a general hospital. The clinic, which attracted a wide range of mental health practitioners eager to expand their clinical training outside of large state-run asylums, is representative of a wide range of innovative and well-publicized programs that mental health...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 February 2013
... ) could come to coexist with the coastal Afro-Brazilian candomblé practitioner within the single racial category of nordestino . While corporatist statesmen like Agamemnon Magalhães sought to erase racial difference as a means to achieve social harmony, this was accomplished by actively repressing Afro...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and — in many contexts — explicit criminalization. The negative connotations of the term, in addition to the congeries of practices to which it refers, have therefore given it an array of elusive and ambivalent meanings throughout the region. Practitioners of these subaltern ritual arts have faced and continue...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (4): 755–757.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the amnesty law that prevented adjudication inside the country. The third new chapter, chapter 11, is where Binford redirects his initial critique of anthropologists toward the practitioners of transitional justice, who he says too commonly employ depersonalized descriptions of victims. He is concerned...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 February 2015
... takes seriously trying to understand the point of view of doctors and nurses as well. She accurately concludes that the world from which health practitioners come and the kind of socialization they have by and large involves preconceived racist conceptualizations of how indigenous women think, what...