Cardiology A clinical trial–Evaluation of Losartan in the Elderly in which Pts with NY Heart Association–NYHA class II–IV heart failure were randomized to receive either captopril or losartan. See Angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
Far from imperiling the elite's ability to sustain family fortunes and status, the ongoing early deaths of patriarchs resolved a tension within elite society, allowing for the generational turnover of modest amounts of heritable wealth without much conflict between fathers and children.
De la Cadena reveals the profoundly racist assumptions behind the efforts at the "redemption" of the natives and shows how the movement was in truth an ethnocidal project (that posited the elimination of peasant culture) as well as part of an elite project of maintaining control over rural folk.
Where previous studies have stressed the break between an older aristocratic elite and a new emerging professional one during the period from 1880 to 1920, Moore finds these distinctions less clear cur.
This research is based on a broad sample of 549 members of the Madrid elite during the second half of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth centuries, with smaller subsets thereof employed to examine diverse elite professions and different generations.
The evidence of pre-capitalist mentalities is one of the more interesting aspects of the book, particularly given the tendency of many historians since the 1950s to see rather more capitalist behavior in Latin American elites.