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Type: Artigo
Title: Theories about the propagation of yellow fever: the scientific debate in the São Paulo press between 1895 and 1903
Title Alternative: Teorias sobre a propagação da febre amarela: um debate científico na imprensa paulista, 1895-1903
Author: Lódola, Soraya
Góis Junior, Edivaldo
Abstract: This article describes the debate over theories about the propagation of yellow fever in the Sao Paulo press. Our time span was defined as the period between 1895 and 1903, a time that saw high indices of the disease in Brazil. Documentary research involved mass circulation newspapers in Sao Paulo and medical journals of the period. The empirical data was collected from the Public Archives of the State of Sao Paulo and from the library of the Faculdade de Saude Publica at Universidade de Sao Paulo. It was observed a clash between theories as to the propagation of yellow fever that revealed a symbolic dispute for influence in the formation of the scientific field.
This article describes the debate over theories about the propagation of yellow fever in the Sao Paulo press. Our time span was defined as the period between 1895 and 1903, a time that saw high indices of the disease in Brazil. Documentary research involved mass circulation newspapers in Sao Paulo and medical journals of the period. The empirical data was collected from the Public Archives of the State of Sao Paulo and from the library of the Faculdade de Saude Publica at Universidade de Sao Paulo. It was observed a clash between theories as to the propagation of yellow fever that revealed a symbolic dispute for influence in the formation of the scientific field
metadata.dc.description.abstractalternative: O Artigodescreve o debate sobre as teorias de propagação da febre amarela na imprensa paulista. Nosso recorte temporal foi definido entre 1895 e 1903, período de grande incidência da enfermidade no Brasil e de crescente influência da bacteriologia nas teorias sobre as doenças. Realizou-se pesquisa documental em jornais de grande circulação de São Paulo e periódicos médicos da época. Os dados empíricos foram coletados no Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo e na biblioteca da Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo. Foi identificado confronto entre as teorias de propagação da febre amarela, revelador de disputa simbólica por espaço na constituição do campo científico
Subject: Ciência - História
Ciência - Filosofia
Country: Brasil
Editor: FIOCRUZ/Casa de Oswaldo Cruz
Citation: Theories About The Propagation Of Yellow Fever: The Scientific Debate In The Sao Paulo Press Between 1895 And 1903. Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz, v. 22, p. 686-703 JUL-SEP-2015.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0104-59702015000300002
Address: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0104-59702015000300687&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
Date Issue: 2015
Appears in Collections:IG - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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