Hannah Arendt discusses philosophy, politics & Eichmann

Open Culture recovers rare 1964 TV interview

Edition Open Access

This website provides open access to the publications of the Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge

How did slaves in Brazil
live and die?

Thirteen original articles published in the supplement “Health and Slavery” of the journal História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos

‘Combating’ tropical diseases by the German language newspapers published in Brazil

Article by Sílvio Marcus de Souza Correa

Study highlights different models for classifying plants in North America in the eighteenth century

Article by Michel Kobelinski

Rio de Janeiro’s first cholera epidemic killed a greater proportion of Africans

Article by Kaori Kodama, Tânia Salgado Pimenta, Francisco Inácio Bastos and Jaime Gregorio Bellido

Evidence of mixed medicine in a work written by a Jesuit brother in southern America in the eighteenth century

Article by Eliane Cristina Deckmann Fleck and Roberto Poletto

History of Trindade Island evinces the challenges of protecting nature

Article by Regina Horta Duarte and Güydo Campos Machado Marques Horta

Revista História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos launches blog and joins social networks

The science journal of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Fiocruz hopes to popularize and publicize its content among potential new readers

New issue of HCSM online

Two of the topics featured in this issue are the appropriation of supernatural phenomena by science and scientific approaches to the mestizo in Mexico