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Peripheral nerve : health and medicine in cold war Latin America

Title
Peripheral nerve : health and medicine in cold war Latin America / Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Raúl Necochea López.
ISBN
1478012226
9781478012221
1478008687
147800956X
9781478008682
9781478009566
Publication
Durham : Duke University Press, 2020.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 356 pages)
Local Notes
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Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Summary
"The contributors to this volume reframe the history of the Cold War by focusing on how Latin America used the rivalry between superpowers to create alternative sociomedical pathways."-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
e-Duke books scholarly collection 2020.
Other formats
Print version: Peripheral nerve. Durham : Duke University Press, 2020
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 08, 2021
Series
American encounters/global interactions.
American encounters/global interactions
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Alternative Destinies and Solidarities for Health and Medicine in Cold War Latin America / Anne-Emanuelle Birn
Under Surveillance : Public Health, the FBI, and Exile in Cold War Mexico /
Katherine E. Bliss
National Politics and Scientific Pursuits : Medical Education and the Strategic Value of Science in Revolutionary Bolivia / Nicole L. Pacino
Cold War Mexico in a Time of "Wonder Drugs" / Gabriela Soto Laveaga
The Puerto Rico Family Life Study and the Cold War Politics of Fertility Surveys / Raúl Necochea López
Parasitology and Communism : Public Health and Politics in Samuel Barnsley Pessoa's Brazil / Gilberto Hochman and Carlos Henrique Assunção Paiva
Revolutionizing Cuban Psychiatry : The Freud Wars, 1955-1970 / Jennifer Lynn Lambe
From Cold War Pressures to State Policy to People's Health : The Politics of Social Medicine and Socialized Medical Care in Chile / Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney
"Psychotherapy of the Oppressed" : Anti-imperialism and Psychoanalysis in Cold War Buenos Aires / Marco Ramos
South-South Cooperation as a Cold War Tonic : Cuban Medical Diplomacy to Sandinista Nicaragua, 1979-1990 / Cheasty Anderson
Epilogue: A Lingering Cold (War)? Reflections for the Present and an Agenda for further Research / Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Raúl Necochea López.
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
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