The Pox: The Life and Near Death of a Very Social Disease

The Pox: The Life and Near Death of a Very Social Disease

by Kevin Brown
     
 
From almost the time when man first discovered the pleasures of sin, he also experienced the torments of the Pox. Drawing on references from art and literature, stories of famous sufferers and medical documents, this book presents the history of syphilis and gonorrhoea, and their treatment, from the Renaissance to the antibiotic age.

Overview

From almost the time when man first discovered the pleasures of sin, he also experienced the torments of the Pox. Drawing on references from art and literature, stories of famous sufferers and medical documents, this book presents the history of syphilis and gonorrhoea, and their treatment, from the Renaissance to the antibiotic age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752495705
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
792 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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