The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism

"This article provides a historiographical analysis of yellow fever in Latin America. It shows that the dominant narratives approach the fever using the natureculture dichotomy, either treating the fever as an historical actor or linking its history to power relations. This study explores some...

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Autor Principal: García, Mónica
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz 2019
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24208
https://doi.org/10.1590/s0104-59702019000200014
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spelling ir-10336-242082021-01-21T08:33:49Z The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism García, Mónica Historiography Latin America Presentism Yellow fever "This article provides a historiographical analysis of yellow fever in Latin America. It shows that the dominant narratives approach the fever using the natureculture dichotomy, either treating the fever as an historical actor or linking its history to power relations. This study explores some histories that associate the disease with the racialization of public health discourse, the relationship between centers and peripheries in the production of science, and US public health. It argues that this historiography fixes the nature of the fever according to contemporary medical knowledge (presentism), and suggests that new themes and perspectives might emerge from a dialogue with the history and sociology of science. © 2017, SciELO-Scientific Electronic Library Online. All rights reserved." 2019 2020-05-26T00:10:06Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 1045970 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24208 https://doi.org/10.1590/s0104-59702019000200014 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Historiography
Latin America
Presentism
Yellow fever
spellingShingle Historiography
Latin America
Presentism
Yellow fever
García, Mónica
The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism
description "This article provides a historiographical analysis of yellow fever in Latin America. It shows that the dominant narratives approach the fever using the natureculture dichotomy, either treating the fever as an historical actor or linking its history to power relations. This study explores some histories that associate the disease with the racialization of public health discourse, the relationship between centers and peripheries in the production of science, and US public health. It argues that this historiography fixes the nature of the fever according to contemporary medical knowledge (presentism), and suggests that new themes and perspectives might emerge from a dialogue with the history and sociology of science. © 2017, SciELO-Scientific Electronic Library Online. All rights reserved."
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title The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism
title_short The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism
title_full The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism
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title_full_unstemmed The historiography of yellow fever in latin america since 1980: The limits of presentism
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