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Armando García González

Armando García González

Training and professional experience

Born in Havana. Graduate in Education, specialised in Biological Sciences, Havana. Lecturer at the Instituto Pedagógico Superior Enrique José Varona.

Former lecturer on Biological Sciences at several educational institutions in Havana. Research scientist at the Cuban Academia de Ciencias, at the Centro de Historia de la Ciencia Carlos J. Finlay (1984-1996). For a number of years, he was a member of the editorial advisory board of the Asclepio journal. He is a member of the editorial advisory board of Teatrum Naturae and has enjoyed scholarship stays at the Instituto de Historia of the CSIC.

He has written various books, scientific monographs and book chapters as well as over thirty research essays published in both Spanish and international journals. He has written more than sixty entries for Encyclopedias -biographies and scientific subjects- as well as indexes in journals and reference books. He translated several science books and lectured at diverse institutions in Europe and America. Similarly, he has participated in several scientific events as a writing contributor.

Research experience

He is a Science Historian and worked for twelve years as a Researcher of the Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. He has joined forces with various scientists at the Instituto de Historia of the CSIC to conduct research into History of Science and History of Cuba and Spain as a long-term contribution.

Research projects

  • Cuba en la perspectiva de sus gobernadores generales (1863-1898). CSIC (P. Intramural 2006101204), 2006-2007.

Selected publications

  • García González, A.: Antonio Parra en la Ciencia Hispanoamericana, La Habana, Editorial Academia, 1987.
  • Pruna, P. M. y García González, A., Darwinismo y Sociedad en Cuba, Madrid, CSIC, 1989.
  • Naranjo, C. y García González, A., Medicina y Racismo en Cuba. La ciencia ante la inmigración canaria en el siglo XX, Casa de la Cultura Popular Canaria, 1996.
  • Naranjo, C. y García González, A., Racismo e inmigración en Cuba, siglo XIX, Ediciones Doce Calles 1996.
  • Naranjo, C., Puig-Samper, M.A. y García González, A., Ensayo político sobre la Isla de Cuba de Alejandro de Humboldt (edición y estudio introductorio), Aranjuez, Doce Calles, 1998.
  • García González, A. y Álvarez, R., En busca de la raza perfecta: Eugenesia e higiene en Cuba: 1858-1858, Madrid, CSIC, 1999.
  • García González, A., Índices de la Revista Asclepio de Historia de la Medicina y la Ciencia (1948-1958), Madrid, CSIC, 1999.
  • Maldonado, J. L. y García González, A., La España de la Ciencia y la Técnica, Madrid, Editorial Acento, 2002.
  • García González, A., Traducción y estudio introductorio del libro La estructura de los arrecifes de coral de Charles Darwin, Madrid, CSIC, Edit. Catarata, 2006.
  • García González, A. y Álvarez, R., Las trampas del poder: Higiene, eugenesia y migración. Las relaciones Cuba-Estados Unidos, 1900-1940, Madrid, CSIC, 2006.
  • García González, A., descargar pdf En busca del eslabón, una novela darwinista
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