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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 183–212.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Kristen Block Abstract This study argues that practices sometimes referred to as “love magic” operated instead as relational therapeutics in colonial Latin America. Focusing on women's roles in Spanish Caribbean port cities from the late sixteenth through the early eighteenth century, I analyze...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (1): 103–133.
Published: 01 February 2015
... with Sabina, highlighting their contributions to the world of psychedelic psychiatry and exploring the nature of their exchanges. Beyond examining the contours of the therapeutic method Roquet developed in part due to Sabina's teachings, the essay argues that their work together offers us a fascinating...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (2): 283–318.
Published: 01 May 2010
... credibility to practices which, as recent research has shown, many of them had adopted on allegedly therapeutic grounds. Carrillo is said to often have laughed at himself, telling others that he was “black,” that is, not fair-skinned. He served in a government publicly identified with the cause of the poor...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., orthodox medicine lost in the early republic all privileged status in relation to alternative therapeutics and did not regain it until the Flexner Report of 1910. The discussion of licensing and state control in chapter 3 would gain both depth and power if reference were made to these trends outside...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (4): 715–716.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Stephan Palmié As Gómez argues, such traction had to be created on the spot by black healers who—in truly experimental and highly competitive ways—probed how to integrate elements of diverse diagnostic and therapeutic traditions with personal innovations so as to resonate with their clients...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (4): 736–738.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and traditional cultural elements. Although candomblé was widely practiced by the black population, it also attracted (and still attracts) members of the social elite. Kardecist spiritism was mostly confined to the white, liberal, elite sectors. Candomblé and Kardecist spiritism had therapeutic claims regarding...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (4): 762–763.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., $22.95 . Copyright 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Argentina, this volume claims, is the “world capital of psychoanalysis” (p. 2). More than a therapeutic approach, psychoanalysis represents a “filter of intelligibility” for contemporary Argentines, a framework for understanding culture...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (2): 361.
Published: 01 May 1976
... been used in Jamaica for recreational, therapeutic, and work-related purposes. It is alleged to stimulate the most desirable properties in the user and to bring him/her closer to God. The use of ganja has historically been supported by references to various biblical passages...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1972) 52 (3): 472–473.
Published: 01 August 1972
... had in their therapeutic arsenal, but also by the painstaking efforts of this missionary to learn all about the natives and their ways. Doctor Fortique’s work is valuable. His laudable attempt to furnish the interested reader with some medical information found in El Orinoco Ilustrado...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (3): 527–528.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Marjorie Agosin While the book lacks an aesthetic definition of this art form, failing to address its humanity and the therapeutic aspect of its creation, Adams's study is a significant sociological analysis of the arpilleras. Students and scholars interested in Latin American history and gender...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 1970
.... The author has presented a survey of Dominican history, the general facts of which are well known to historians. His chief contribution is a well-considered reevaluation of the moral significance of major Dominican leaders and national trends, for like Herodotus Troncoso Sánchez believes in the “therapeutic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 698–699.
Published: 01 November 2005
... themselves witches is not certain. It is known that native specialists were well versed in the various therapeutic and toxic properties of North American flora and fauna, they used these substances when called upon, and they had been mediating the supernatural long before the arrival of the Spaniards...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the work of the Mental Hygiene League, an organization that mixed anti-immigrant attitudes with progressive ideas about de-stigmatizing mental illness. The League’s early success in expanding the therapeutic tools available to doctors was shattered by the politicization of professional activity under Juan...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 168–170.
Published: 01 February 2018
... endured by most psychiatric hospitals in Latin America: high levels of corruption among the staff, nepotism, overcrowding of patients, budgetary restrictions, and the coexistence of modern therapeutic techniques with openly repressive measures. A case in point is the emphasis on labor therapy. While...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (4): 694–696.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the long modern period, lasting from roughly 1500 to the present, were guided by and representative of a host of sociocultural discourses ranging from moral to medical, from scientific to therapeutic, and from leisure to legal. Salient among them is a deep-seated and resilient belief in the heterogeneity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (4): 711–712.
Published: 01 November 2015
... becomes “the physician, psychiatrist, friend, and patrão who will never desert them” (p. 132). King further suggests that milagres also “serve the therapeutic function of allowing these unfortunate people a way to vent their anger . . . without fear of recrimination by the dominant class” (p. 124). Yet...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Jews to a wider public domain is demonstrated by Argentines who experience their conversion to ultra-Orthodox Judaism as therapeutic, in sync with the long-standing Argentine involvement with psychotherapy. Contradictory judgments regarding that violence and the record of the Delegación de...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 August 2021
... containers eventually spread globally. The contributors highlight the role of tobacco, originally domesticated in Peru and Ecuador, as a mystical therapeutic intoxicant. Erik Boot (in chapter 2) analyzes similarities in origin stories of tobacco from Pipil, Sauk, and Penobscot peoples. In all three...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 578–580.
Published: 01 August 2020
... mental health fields but also a variety of alternative, New Age, and popular therapeutic sensibilities (p. 52). Psychiatric globalization, on the other hand, speaks to a narrower vision of psy-globalization as the spread of biologically inflected understandings of and treatments for mental illness. Both...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 1978
... by the serious reader is a large dose of therapeutic patience. What is remarkable about both books on Felipe Varela is that they exploit their obscure subject in order to launch earnest polemics of political consequence in our time. That may lead to stimulating revisionism, even as it disappoints some of us...