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Gender, Sexuality, and Syphilis in Early Modern Venice: The Disease that Came to Stay (Early Modern History: Society and Culture) ePub download

by L. McGough

  • Author: L. McGough
  • ISBN: 0230252923
  • ISBN13: 978-0230252929
  • ePub: 1902 kb | FB2: 1543 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Medicine
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (November 30, 2010)
  • Pages: 202
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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Gender, Sexuality, and Syphilis in Early Modern Venice: The Disease that Came to Stay (Early Modern History: Society and Culture) ePub download

A unique study of how syphilis, better known as the French disease in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, became so widespread and embedded in the society, culture and institutions of early modern Venice due to the pattern of sexual relations that developed from restrictive marital customs, widespread migration and male privilege.
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