The Orphans of Cholera Morbus in Yucatan, 1833

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Elsa Malvido ; Paola Peniche Moreno (2013)
  • Publisher: El Colegio de México, A.C.
  • Journal: Historia Mexicana El Colegio de México (issn: 0185-0172, eissn: 2448-6531)
  • Subject: México | Yucatán | cólera | huérfanos | siglo XIX | History America | E-F | Latin America. Spanish America | F1201-3799

This essay discusses the phenomenon of orphanhood which affected a large number of children after the cholera epidemic that struck Yucatan in July 1833. Moreover, it inquires into the fate of children whose parents died of cholera, the role played by kinship networks to... View more
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