Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Misery

  • Art, Cristobal Rojas, and tuberculosis: A Latin American cultural experience

    Maria S. LandaetaAldo L. SchenoneGregory W. Rutecki Tuberculosis, the “captain of all these men of death,” has devastated diverse societies for thousands of years. How are experiences related to this unforgiving and seemingly insatiable disease made unique by their cultural contexts? The visual arts provide a record of this disease as it relates to specific…