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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Nancy Leys Stepan Abstract This article examines the relationship between the Rockefeller Foundation (RF) and Brazil in the era of Dr. Carlos Chagas, from the RF’s first visit to Brazil in 1916 to the late 1920s. Chagas’s discovery in 1909 of a hitherto unknown human disease (American...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 409–429.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Julia Rodriguez Abstract This essay describes historians’ recent and growing awareness of the significance of science in modern Latin America. It focuses first on the work and influence of the historian Nancy Leys Stepan, who in the past 30 years pioneered the joining of methods in the history...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Simone Petraglia Kropf; Gilberto Hochman Abstract This article analyzes the ways in which the book Beginnings of Brazilian Science: Oswaldo Cruz, Medical Research and Policy, 1890 – 1920 , published by Nancy Leys Stepan in 1976, has been received in the debates on science and the history of science...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 February 1970
...Stepan H. Robock Electric Power in Brazil: Entrepreneurship in the Public Sector . By Tendler Judith . Foreword by Hirschman Albert O. . Cambridge , 1968 . Harvard University Press . Tables. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xiv , 264 . $10.00 . The Social...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 387–389.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... Blum (University of Massachusetts, Boston) at the 2007 meeting of the Latin American Studies Association. Recognizing Nancy Leys Stepan’s pioneering and wide-ranging historical research on Latin American eugenics, scientific inquiry, public health, and tropical nature, the organizers invited members...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 431–443.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Alexandra Minna Stern Abstract In 1932, the Mexican state of Veracruz passed Latin America’s only eugenic sterilization law. Building on the foundational scholarship of Nancy Leys Stepan, this article critically examines Veracruz’s eugenics movement, exploring how it intersected with public health...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 445–468.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Steven Palmer Abstract The paper reassesses the model of scientific success on the periphery advanced in Nancy Leys Stepan’s analysis of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Beginnings of Brazilian Science by looking at a comparable, though ultimately less successful, bacteriological research facility...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 503–527.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., and social medicine; and the local-global nexus in Latin American health and medicine. These themes both draw from and extend beyond those addressed in pathbreaking works such as Nancy Leys Stepan’s Beginnings of Brazilian Science . Among the most stimulating developments of recent years...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1972) 52 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Frank D. McCann The Military in Politics: Changing Patterns in Brazil . By Stepan Alfred . Princeton, New Jersey , 1971 . Princeton University Press . Tables. Figures. Appendix. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xiii , 313 . Cloth. $10.00 . Copyright 1972 by Duke University Press...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 772–773.
Published: 01 November 1979
...David P. Werlich The State and Society: Peru in Comparative Perspective . By Stepan Alfred . Princeton , 1978 . Princeton University Press . Tables. Graphs. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xix , 348 . Paper . $4.95 . Cloth . $18.50 . Copyright 1979 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 400–401.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra Picturing Tropical Nature . By Stepan Nancy Leys . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2001 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Index . 283 pp. Cloth , $36.50 . Copyright 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The “tropics” have haunted...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Aline Helg The Hour of Eugenics: Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America . By Stepan Nancy Leys . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 1991 . Notes. Index . viii , 210 pp. Cloth . $31.50 . Copyright 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Eugenics, or the movement...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 683–684.
Published: 01 November 2005
... diseases in Latin American history. Nancy Stepan explores the antimalaria campaigns in early-twentieth-century Bra-zil to consider why health officials take a keen interest in certain diseases at particular moments in history, while ignoring others. Stepan demonstrates that Brazil’s first efforts...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Victor M. Uribe Americas: New Interpretive Essays . Edited by Stepan Alfred . New York : Oxford University Press , 1992 . Tables. Notes. Index . x , 327 pp. Paper . $14.95 . Copyright 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 A great deal can be learned about Latin America...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (2): 229–259.
Published: 01 May 1998
...—the factional struggles, the civilian allies, and the violent abuses—that also shaped army politics. Many scholars (including Frederick Nunn, Louis A. Pérez Jr., Robert Potash, Alain Rouquié, and Alfred Stepan) have examined these topics. 6 Yet scholarship on the FEB suggests that national militaries still...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Gary W. Wynia The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes . Edited by Linz Juan J. and Stepan Alfred . Baltimore , 1978 . Johns Hopkins University Press . Tables. Graphs. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Indexes . Pp. x , 124 , 218 , 208 , v , 168 . Cloth. $35.00 . Copyright...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 May 1977
... Stepan in this well-written volume. Copyright 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 Beginnings of Brazilian Science: Oswaldo Cruz, Medical Research and Policy, 1890-1920 . By Stepan Nancy . New York , 1976 . Neale Watson Academic Publications . Graph. Illustrations. Bibliography...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 February 1992
... over the world and across all ideological boundaries on the conformation of a new relationship between state and society. The author wishes to thank in particular Nancy Stepan, Esteban Thomsen, and two anonymous readers from the HAHR among a long list of colleagues and friends who contributed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (3): 567–571.
Published: 01 August 1975
...% of product could bring all families below a minimal poverty standing up to it” [sic] (p. 113). Alfred Stepan’s “The New Professionalism of Internal Warfare and Military Role Expansion” offers a paradigm for understanding the role of the army in the national politics of Brazil and Peru...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 1–44.
Published: 01 February 1997
.... The author would like to thank Nancy Leys Stepan and the two anonymous HAHR reviewers for their helpful comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. 1 E.g., Fernando de Azevedo, Brazilian Culture: An Introduction to the Study of Culture in Brazil , trans. William Rex Crawford (New York...