Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America
DescriptionChallenging the common view that Latin America has lagged behind Europe and North America in the global history of science, this volume reveals that the region has long been a center for scientific innovation and imagination. It highlights the important relationship between science, politics, and culture in Latin American history.
University of Florida Press
April 17, 2020
6.14 X 0.94 X 9.21 inches | 1.58 pounds
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About the Author
María del Pilar Blanco is associate professor of Spanish American literature and fellow and tutor in Spanish at Trinity College, University of Oxford. She is the author of Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination.
Joanna Page is a Reader in Latin American literature and visual culture at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of several books, including Creativity and Science in Contemporary Argentine Literature: Between Romanticism and Formalism.