For all of humanity : Mesoamerican and colonial medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala / Martha Few.
- Tucson, [Arizona] : The University of Arizona Press, 2015.
1 online resource (304 p.)
- Public health -- Guatemala -- History -- 18th century.
Public health -- Guatemala -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Guatemala -- History -- 18th century.
Medicine -- Guatemala -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of Central America -- Medicine -- Guatemala.
- Electronic books.
- "For All of Humanity examines the first public health campaigns in Guatemala, southern Mexico, and Central America in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reconstructs a rich and complex picture of the ways colonial doctors, surgeons, Indigenous healers, midwives, priests, government officials, and ordinary people engaged in efforts to prevent and control epidemic disease"--Provided by publisher.
- Introduction : medicine, colonialism, and the enlightenment
Epidemic death and signs of life
Typhus and the landscapes of Maya medicine
Constructing colonial fetuses
How to inoculate indians
"This marvelous fluid"
Colonial humanitarianism and disease.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
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