i n d e x
abortions, 4, 118–19, 129–31, 141,
142, 154, 217 n.76; low birth
rate due to, 124; mental illness
and, 184; midwives as providers
of, 136, 139–40, 192. See also
miscarriages
Acre War, 45, 205 n.76
Adriazola, César, 170
Aedes mosquitoes: A. aegypti, 78,
94–96, 98–99, 102; A. scapularis,
99
Africa: British colonies in, 28, 181,
205 n.60; healing techniques in,
137
African Americans, 6
agricultural production, 22; im-
pact of malaria on, 3–4. See also
haciendas
Aguirre Gainsborg, José, 83, 108
Aiquile, 106
ajayu (spirit), 32, 179
alcoholism, 10, 45, 82; mental ill-
ness and, 168, 170, 174, 183, 193;
among women, 125, 129, 150,
171, 185
Alihuata, 82
Alvarado, José María, 162, 178–79,
220 n.11
Alvarez, Pablo, 34
Alvarez Mamani, Antonio, 74
amputations, 69
anarchists, 13, 15, 123, 142, 149
anarcho-syndicalist movement,
122, 153
Anaya, Ricardo, 108
Andean healers, 3, 6–7, 31–32,
71, 43, 194–96, 224 n.4; during
Chaco War, 73; doctors vs., 22,
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