Technology in Latin American History.

Technology in Latin American History.

History of Technology, Vol. 34, 2019 (Bloomsbury Academic), with H. Wendt
http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350085626

Despite having undergone major advances in recent years, the history of technology in Latin America is still an understudied topic. This is the first English-language volume to bring together a variety of critical perspectives on the history of technology in Latin America from the early-19th century through to the present day.

This special issue, assembled by guest editor David Pretel, brings together a range of experts to explore a plethora of topics in Latin America’s technological history. Papers include a study of rural telephony in in 20th-century Latin America; the rise of the ‘Techno-class’ in modern Brazil; an analysis of the rise and fall of three Caribbean commodities; the history of educational technology in Latin America, and science and technology in Cold War Chile.

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