The cholera epidemic as condenser of meanings: urban cultures, clinical narratives, and hygiene policies in Rosario, Argentina, 1886-1887.

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This article investigates how the 1886-1887 cholera epidemic in Rosario, Argentina led to discrimination among city spaces associated with foci, the production of certain socio-moral images about the sectors most affected, and the development of emergency clinical practices. Based on analysis of the signifiers used to define areas of segregation, I seek to… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0104-59702017000200002

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