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Early Modern History: Society and Culture

Gender, Sexuality, and Syphilis in Early Modern Venice

The Disease that Came to Stay

Authors: McGough, L.

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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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LAURA MCGOUGH is Lecturer in the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Ghana. She undertook postdoctoral training in sexually transmitted diseases at Johns Hopkins University after completing her Ph.D. at Northwestern University in History, and has worked as a consultant for HIV/AIDS projects for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WHO, and other organizations.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender, Sexuality, and Syphilis in Early Modern Venice
Book Subtitle
The Disease that Came to Stay
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern History: Society and Culture
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29807-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230298071
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-25292-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32255-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 202
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