Beyond Prejudice and Pride: The Human Sciences in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Latin America

  title={Beyond Prejudice and Pride: The Human Sciences in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Latin America},
  author={Julia Emilia Rodriguez},
  pages={807 - 817}
Grappling with problematics of status and hierarchy, recent literature on the history of the human sciences in Latin America has gone through three overlapping phases. First, the scholarship has reflected a dialogue between Latin American scientists and their European colleagues, characterized by the “center/periphery” model of scientific diffusion. Next, scholars drew on postcolonial theory to undermine the power of the “center” and to recover the role of local agents, including both elites… 

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  • R. Wilcox
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    Historia Ambiental Latinoamericana y Caribeña (HALAC) revista de la Solcha
  • 2020
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  • H. Penny
  • History
    Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • 2003
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