The Intersections of Pre-Columbian and Colonial life through the Lens of Death and Dying

  • Martha Few Pennsylvania State University

Resumen

Review of Martina Will de Chaparro and Miruna Achim, eds. Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2011.

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Martha Few is an historian of Latin America, with research interests in the history of medicine and public health, Mesoamerican ethnohistory, gender and sexuality, and human-animal studies. She is author of For All of Humanity: Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala (2015). This book was awarded Honorable Mention for the 2016 Bandelier/Lavrin Book Prize in Colonial Latin American History. She is also co-editor of Centering Animals in Latin American History (with Zeb Tortorici, 2013), and author of Women Who Live Evil Lives: Gender, Religion, and the Politics of Power in Colonial Guatemala (2002). Starting  July 2017, she will begin a five-year term as a Senior Editor of the Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR).

Publicado
2017-05-24
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FEW, Martha. The Intersections of Pre-Columbian and Colonial life through the Lens of Death and Dying. A Contracorriente, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 3, p. 272-276, mayo 2017. ISSN 1548-7083. Disponible en: <http://acontracorriente.chass.ncsu.edu/index.php/acontracorriente/article/view/1669>. Fecha de acceso: 24 oct. 2017
Sección
Reviews: Colonial Studies

Palabras clave

Colonial studies; death; dying