This book provides a general overview and a good introduction for those interested in this field...the objective of this author has certainly been achieved. -- Luz Maria Hernandez Saez American Historical Review
Sherry Fields teaches and writes in the Sacramento region.
a welcome contribution to colonial Mexican studies and medical works. With an eclectic and lively set of sources, the author examines what she calls "sickness culture" -- Peter Villella H-LatAm