Clara Mantini-Briggs

2009–2010
Clara Mantini-Briggs Visiting Research AssociateBats, Rabies, Reporters, and the Wrath of the State: On the Limits of Anthropological Knowledge
2007
Stories in the Time of Cholera by Charles L. Briggs with Clara Mantini-BriggsJ. I. Staley PrizeStories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling During a Medical NightmareCholera is preventable and easily treated. Yet in Venezuela in the 1990s and in 21st century refugee camps, the disease proves unrivaled in the breadth and speed with which it kills. Stories in the Time of Cholera untangles in harrowing detail how inadequate medical services, failures in public health administration, and deeply rooted prejudices against indigenous peoples combined to allow a modern medical tragedy to unfold.


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