Title: Beginnings of Brazilian Science: Oswaldo ...
Publisher: Science History Publications, New York
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Full green cloth, gilt titling. Light general wear; jacket has minor creasing and small chip along the upper edge, very slight wear at the head of the spine. Text clean; xi, 225 pages, index, 8 b/w plates, bibliography. Scholarly study of 'institutes of science' in Brazil, the foremost of which is the Oswald Cruz Institute; concentrating more on how the institutes developed (or failed in the case of São Paulo's Bacterialogical Institute) socially & politically, than on their work, which included eradication campaigns against yellow fever & bubonic plague.
Signed by the author on front free endpaper with inscription to Carole Satyamurti. Carole (1939-2019) was a multiple award winning British poet, sociologist, and translator. She taught at the University of East London and at the Tavistock Clinic, where her main interest was relating psychoanalytic ideas to the stories people tell about themselves, whether in formal autobiography or everyday encounters.