By Paul Smith, Kate Armstrong, Anja Muti?
Not anyone understands Bolivia like Lonely Planet, and our seventh variation is helping you discover the secrets and techniques of this rugged Andean nation. Lose your self between blinding-white salt apartments, creep throughout the jungle looking flora and fauna, store in a bustling indigenous marketplace and discover beautiful colonial towns. event awaits - allow us to take you there. Lonely Planet courses are written via specialists who get to the guts of each vacation spot they stopover at. This absolutely up to date variation is filled with exact, sensible and sincere suggestion, designed to provide you the data you want to utilize your trip.
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53 The early medical directors, by contrast, who also worked for little or no pay, were praised for their selflessness. Both Dr. Osvaldo Eguía (1826–1897), who served as medical director of the women’s asylum from 1871 to 1890, and Dr. José María de Uriarte of the men’s asylum, were praised for their charity, hard work, and heroic but futile efforts to increase the hospitals’ funding. 54 The fabled beneficence of these doctors was further confirmed when newspapers reported that at Uriarte’s funeral in 1876, his patients, out of love for the doctor, followed his casket through the streets of Buenos Aires to the cemetery.
Faced with the challenge of finding inexpensive labour to operate hospitals and schools, the new liberal government began to recruit foreign religious orders. ) Within a decade or so, female religious orders had become instrumental to the daily operation of both hospitals. 52 The sisters earned the praise of administrators for providing reliable service for a fraction of the wages spent on regular staff. In later decades, however, the sisters became the object of scorn by doctors who wished to “modernize” public health care.
While it is abundantly clear that the relative weakness of formal statebuilding explains the continued survival of the oft-maligned Society of Beneficence, the results were paradoxical. As Karen Mead has elegantly argued, the success of the Society was in large part a reflection of the weakness not just of the Argentine state, but of the Catholic church as well. 177 Of course, the influence of female religious orders was also enhanced by fiscal and political constraints to state-building. 48 M ADNESS I N B U EN O S AI R ES Bed Rest Ward, Hospicio de las Mercedes, ca.
Bolivia (Country Travel Guide) (7th Edition) by Paul Smith, Kate Armstrong, Anja Muti?