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Charles L. Briggs is Professor and Director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and most recently coauthored Voices of Modernity (with Richard Bauman, 2003). Clara Mantini-Briggs, M.D., is the Director of Fundacion para las Investigaciones Aplicadas Orinoco, which conducts research and initiates programs aimed at improving health conditions in Delta Amacuro, Venezuela.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cholera Venezuela Epidemiology, Cholera Social aspects Venezuela