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Medicine and politics in colonial Peru

Warren, Adam Ph.D.

Medicine and politics in colonial Peru

population growth and the Bourbon reforms

by Warren, Adam Ph.D.

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAdam Warren
SeriesPitt Latin American series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR482.P4 W37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553244M
ISBN 100822961113
ISBN 109780822961116
LC Control Number2010020949
OCLC/WorldCa610853327

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Peru - Peru - Demographic trends: The population of the Inca empire at the time of the Spanish conquest in is commonly estimated to have been around 12 million, although estimates vary. Not all of these people, of course, lived within the boundaries of modern Peru, but it is clear that Peru was the most densely settled area in pre-Hispanic South America. This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.

The ideas of the Spanish Enlightenment, which emphasized reason, science, practicality, clarity rather than obscurantism, and secularism, were transmitted from France to the New World in the eighteenth century, following the establishment of the Bourbon monarchy in Spain. In Spanish America, the ideas of the Enlightenment affected educated elites in major urban centers, especially Mexico City. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The black doctors of colonial Lima: science, race, and writing in colonial and early Republican Peru in SearchWorks catalog.


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Medicine and politics in colonial Peru by Warren, Adam Ph.D. Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Adam Warren provides a fresh look at the Bourbon period through the history of medicine, healing, and health policy in colonial Peru, and its goal of growing the colony during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century.

It is one of the few works that examines the colonial origins of modern medical systems in Latin America.”Cited by:   “Adam Warren provides a fresh look at the Bourbon period through the history of medicine, healing, and health policy in colonial Peru, and its goal of growing the colony during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century.

It is one of the few works that examines the colonial origins of modern medical systems in Latin America.”Author: Adam Warren.

In Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru, Adam Warren presents a groundbreaking study of the primacy placed on medical care to generate population growth during this period. The Bourbon reforms of the eighteenth century shaped many of the political, economic, and. In Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru, Adam Warren presents a groundbreaking study of the primacy placed on medical care to generate population growth during this era.

The Bourbon reforms of the eighteenth century shaped many of the political, economic, and social interests of Spain and its colonies. In Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru, Adam Warren presents a groundbreaking study of the primacy placed on medical care to generate population growth during this period.

The Bourbon reforms of the eighteenth century shaped many of the political, economic, and social interests of Spain and its colonies. (PDF) On Adam Warren's "Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and Bourbon Reforms" | Thomas Ward - Review of book on on Medicine among the Criollos in late-colonial Peru.

The history of medicine and disease in colonial India remains a dynamic and innovative field of research, covering many facets of health, from government policy to local therapeutics.

This volume presents a selection of essays examining varied aspects of health and medicine as they relate to the political upheavals of the colonial era. Warren, Adam, Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and the Bourbon Reforms.

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, Denis, Adrián López, “ Melancholia, Slavery and Racial Pathology in Eighteenth-Century Cuba,” Science in Context (): – My first book, Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and the Bourbon Reforms (University of Pittsburgh Press, ) examines the introduction of medical reforms as an instrument of colonial power designed to increase population size and labor productivity in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Peru.

The unique social and political contexts of colonial North America are readily apparent in the history of its medicine. Considering major historical events through the frame of medicine lends a uniquely personal, physical dimension to the implications of these events for.

Book Description. In retracting from the popular view that India’s modern educational policy was shaped almost entirely by Macaulay, this incisive work reveals the complex ideological and institutional rubric of the colonial educational system.

This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.

Based on inter-disciplinary research, the contributions offer valuable insight into topics that have recently. “This well-written book will be of interest to scholars of both the history of medicine and science in Spanish America, especially during the Enlightenment, and the history of race, social relations, and politics in late colonial and early republican Peru.” Hispanic American Historical Review.

Medicine and politics in colonial Peru: population growth and the Bourbon reforms. [Adam Warren, Ph.D.] "The book's clearly written narratives and engaging detail make it a good choice for both undergraduate and graduate courses in colonial Latin America and the history of medicine.".

A new generation of scholars is examining the complex outcomes of the Bourbon reforms in the Spanish colonies. Adam Warren’s Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and Bourbon Reform is a creative addition to this intriguing : Julia Rodriguez.

With the growth of the print industry and that of a class of Western educated intellectuals and reformers in British Bengal – who had internalized the colonial stereotypes of Indians (particularly Bengalis) as ‘weak’, ’decadent’, ‘effeminate’ – there was the publication of numerous writings addressing the subject of health degeneration of the Indians.

Book Review. Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and the Bourbon Reforms ‐ by Warren, Adam. Linda A. Newson. Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London. Search for more papers by this author. Linda A. Newson. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. COLONIAL MEDICINE IN CONTEXT. As historians of colonial medicine have shown, colonial medicine occupied a place within a more expansive ideological order of the empires.

1 – 4 Colonial efforts to deal with the health of developing regions were closely linked to the economic interests of the colonizers. Health was not an end in itself, but rather a prerequisite for colonial development. The introduction of Western medicine has been necessary for the Achuar as contact has exposed them to infectious diseases for which traditional medicine offers little in the way of remedies.

They are suffering from diseases that need immediate care and prefer pills to plants because the pills work faster. The lives of Indian women began to change significantly in the late nineteenth century when the colonial government, critical of the treatment of both Hindu and Muslim women, found allies among Indian reformers.

Keen to reform their own society, these men agreed that women should be educated and play some role in public life. By the end of the nineteenth century, Indian women were attending.By carefully documenting their actions and writings, The Black Doctors of Colonial Lima illustrates how medicine and its related fields became areas in which the descendants of slaves found opportunities for social and political advancement, and a platform from which to engage in provocative dialogue with Enlightenment thought and social revolution.“A rich and complex picture of the ways various groups engaged in efforts to prevent and control epidemic disease, improve health, and save (and at times baptize) the lives of those facing near-certain death.”—Adam Warren, author of Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and the Bourbon Reforms.