Jungle Laboratories: Mexican Peasants, National Projects, and the Making of the Pill

Jungle Laboratories: Mexican Peasants, National Projects, and the Making of the Pill

by Soto Laveaga, Gabriela
  • List Price: $28.95
  • ISBN-10: 0822346052
  • ISBN-13: 9780822346050
  • Edition: N/A
  • Type: Paperback
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books

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In the 1940s chemists discovered that barbasco, a wild yam indigenous to Mexico, could be used to mass-produce synthetic steroid hormones. Barbasco... Read more

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