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Susto

Luis D. León

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195108156
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188431
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The disorder known as susto (Spanish, “fear” or “fright”) dates back to pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica and is now encountered throughout Latin

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Subjects: History of the Americas

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