By Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, Christina Holmes, Marcos Cueto
Author note: ahead by way of Marcos Cueto
Studies difficult the concept expertise and technological know-how circulate purely from worldwide North to South.
The essays during this quantity research the construction, variation, and use of technology and know-how in Latin the US. They problem the view that medical rules and know-how go back and forth unchanged from the worldwide North to the worldwide Sout -- -the view of know-how as "imported magic." They describe not just exchange pathways for innovation, invention, and discovery but in addition how principles and applied sciences stream in Latin American contexts and transnationally. The contributors' explorations of those concerns, and their exam of particular Latin American reports with technological know-how and know-how, provide a broader, extra nuanced knowing of the way technology, know-how, politics, and gear have interaction some time past and present.
The essays during this publication use tools from heritage and the social sciences to enquire sorts of neighborhood construction and use of applied sciences; the move of rules, humans, and artifacts in neighborhood and international networks; and hybrid applied sciences and varieties of wisdom creation. They handle such themes because the paintings of lady forensic geneticists in Colombia; the pioneering Argentinean use of fingerprinting know-how within the overdue 19th century; the layout, use, and which means of the XO Laptops created and allotted by way of the only computing device in keeping with baby software; and the advance of nuclear strength in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile.
Contributors: Pedro Ignacio Alonso, Morgan G. Ames, Javiera Barandiaran, Joao Biehl, Anita Say Chan, Amy Cox corridor, Henrique Cukierman, Ana Delgado, Rafael Dias, Adriana Diaz del Castillo H., Mariano Fressoli, Jonathan Hagood, Christina Holmes, Matthieu Hubert, Noela Invernizzi, Michael Lemon, Ivan da Costa Marques, Gisela Mateos, Eden Medina, Maria Fernanda Olarte Sierra, Hugo Palmarola, Tania Perez-Bustos, Julia Rodriguez, Israel Rodriguez-Giralt, Edna Suarez Diaz, Hernan Thomas, Manuel Tironi, Dominique Vinck"
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Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America (Inside Technology) by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, Christina Holmes, Marcos Cueto