Médicos estrangeiros em Goiás no século XIX: Johann Emmanuel Pohl, George Gardner e Hugh Algernon Weddell
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The present work proposes to analyze the conditions of existence of the Goians in century XIX, focusing mainly on the regional construction of Goiás from the perspective of its nosological scenario, from the view of three foreign travelers with medical training. These are: George Gardner, Johann Emmanuel Pohl and Hugh Algernon Weddell, and in comparing these external visions with the regional gaze referenced by the Reports of Presidents of Province (1835-1853). The main objective is to map the diseases occurring in the region through travel reports, written in order to establish records about known regions. In addition, to perceive the respective diaries and the Reports of Presidents of Province, as sources of information, that confers fundamental elements for the construction of the regional identity with the intention of glimpsing how the society of the time dealt with its sick people. Therefore, this dissertation is located at the intersection between the studies of History of Science and Medicine and the studies of Regional History.
REZENDE, F. S. Médicos estrangeiros em Goiás no século XIX: Johann Emmanuel Pohl, George Gardner e Hugh Algernon Weddell. 2017. 142 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em História) - Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, 2017.