La Enfermedad en la Historiografía de América Latina Moderna

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This article discusses trends and topics on the current historiography of disease in modern latin America. It identifies three dominant trends: the sociocultural history of disease, the history of public health and the new history of medicine. As for the topics, the most relevant ones area the study of epidemics, the transmission of knowledge from the center to the periphery, tropical medicine, and the sociocultural dimensions of the disease.




Armus, D. (2002). La Enfermedad en la Historiografía de América Latina Moderna. Asclepio, 54(2), 41–60.

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