Objects and Agency: Science and Technology Studies, Latin American Studies, and Global Histories of Knowledge in the Early Modern World

@article{Cagle2019ObjectsAA,
  title={Objects and Agency: Science and Technology Studies, Latin American Studies, and Global Histories of Knowledge in the Early Modern World},
  author={Hugh Cagle},
  journal={Latin American Research Review},
  year={2019},
  volume={54},
  pages={976-991}
}
  • Hugh Cagle
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Research Review
Drawing from a combination of the author’s own research on Portugal’s empire and recent work across a range of disciplines, this essay discusses the growing dialogue between Latin American studies and science and technology studies (STS). It discusses key similarities and differences in the questions, methods, and theoretical frameworks which have guided research in both areas. It focuses particular attention on the divergent ways in which the two interdisciplinary arenas of scholarship have… Expand