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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Emilie Egger An Open Secret: The History of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Modern Bolivia . By Natalie L. Kimball New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2020 . Photographs. Maps. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xiv, 351 pp. Paper, $42.95 . Copyright © 2021...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., $44.95 . Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Bonnie Lucero's Race and Reproduction in Cuba is a rigorous and rich study of the state's intervention in Cuban women's reproduction (pregnancy, childbirth, child-rearing) beginning in the early colonial period and through the triumph...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 May 2023
... University Press 2023 Lawful Sins examines the provisioning of and social attitudes toward legal abortion ( interrupción legal del embarazo in Spanish, or ILE) in Mexico City after a 2007 reform decriminalized the procedure in the capital up to 12 weeks in pregnancy. Through ethnographic interviews...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 February 2018
... was the most prevalent. Although Mexican women often drank potions to end unwanted pregnancies, these “menstrual regulators” were not considered abortifacients, perhaps because definitive proof of conception was unavailable. Even when evidence of abortion or infanticide was clear-cut, Mexican communities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 August 1992
... asserting shame. Juana and other women accused of infanticide, in order to establish that they had honor and recognized their dishonor, had to show that they had concealed their pregnancy, the birth, and the child. Their families, employers, and neighbors would report that they had strongly suspected...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 377–404.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., cephalic presentation], it should be extracted likewise. 3d Although it has been warned that the operation must be carried out as soon as possible, despite this, it must not be left undone even after many hours have passed. 4th It will also be performed even if the pregnancy be of very short...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (3): 387–406.
Published: 01 August 1980
... a permanent member of the commercial community. The young age at marriage of merchant wives is, of course, critical in understanding their fertility patterns, for the number of years between menarche and menopause during which a woman is exposed to pregnancy, the number of years during which she...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (1): 114.
Published: 01 February 1966
..., ancient and modern, from other Indian cultures and from the Old World. An appendix described some thirty herbal specimens in use, and another gives instances of local spiritualism. A chapter is devoted to pregnancy, birth, and post-natal care and to what is done when a wife is childless. Other...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 788.
Published: 01 November 1979
... Guatemala City. While highly technical and aimed at a medically sophisticated audience, the statistically documented multivariate influence of nutrition and infection during pregnancy and early childhood is succinctly and lucidly explained. The research revealed a more adequate diet (deficient primarily...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 February 2000
... a fascinating portrayal of the contradictory expectations held by Brazilian women of different class and racial backgrounds, and their distinct experiences of honor and shame in the “need to conceal” unwanted pregnancies and infanticide. In the fifth essay, Johnson presents a composite picture of how...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (4): 629–656.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Secret: The History of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Modern Bolivia . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2020 . Larson Brooke . “ Capturing Indian Bodies, Hearths, and Minds: The Gendered Politics of Rural School Reform in Bolivia, 1920s–1940s .” In Natives Making Nation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (3): 583–584.
Published: 01 August 2000
... public reputations of honor by keeping pregnancies secret and not raising their own children. Here she extends that notion of multiple identities, which were not necessarily aligned, to the children who had a “natal status” (as legitimate, natural , spurious, or bastard), a “baptismal status” (which...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 693–694.
Published: 01 November 2005
... or happy father. Cortés tells us about the pregnancy of his wife, Juana de Zúñiga, and the loss of his first two children. He shows deep affection for Catalina, his daughter by Leonor Pizarro, most probably a Cuban Indian. In a few letters, Cortés uses Latin expressions, a throwback from his years...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (2): 392–393.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to a different presumed outcome of sexual excess in unwanted pregnancies. Along with a discussion of the ability of porteña women to limit the size of their families, Nari explores higienista anxieties about shrinking fertility on the one hand, and about their concerns whether the “correct” people were having...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 760–761.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Recent public concern for such issues as teen violence, urban gangs, high school dropout rates, and teenage pregnancy, among others, has attracted the attention of many in the academic, public policy, and media communities. Maria Hinojosa, the savvy and talented National Public Radio reporter, has...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 February 2024
... structured the book to follow a woman's reproductive life: after an exhaustive and detailed review of the historiography of gender, motherhood, medicine, and slavery in the Atlantic world, the next chapter follows women as they navigate their pregnancies under slavery in an urban setting. The book then moves...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (3-4): 587–619.
Published: 01 August 2001
... without exception, that they knew little or nothing about menstruation, sexual intercourse, pregnancy, or childbirth until the very moment that such events occurred in their lives. 40 Women bore “the children God sent,” on average seven, and Chile’s rates of maternal death, infant mortality...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 February 2007
... in their social actions, and at best a limited influence with their household that fails to translate into meaningful political power. In virtually every group discussed, they suffer from poor health (repeated pregnancies, malnutrition, lack of medical care), domestic violence, little to no education...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 375–377.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of her pregnancy. Although economic factors could very well have determined the fate of the women in María’s family, this sister’s experience as well as that of her mother, who from the time of her marriage at the age of 15 until her husband’s death never left the house and bore 11 children, suggests one...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (4): 708–710.
Published: 01 November 2009
... is that she pays close attention to how social class influenced women’s differential access to medical care. Poor women, unable to afford medical attention at home, were frequently forced to go to the Casa de Maternidad if they had difficult pregnancies. There, they came under the medical gaze and risked...