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The Great Pox

Jon Arrizabalaga

The Great Pox

The French Disease in Renaissance France

by Jon Arrizabalaga

  • 142 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - General,
  • Renaissance,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10318542M
    ISBN 100300082991
    ISBN 109780300082999

    Syphilis was so ubiquitous by the 19th century that it could be considered to be the AIDS epidemic of that era. In the s, syphilis was a dangerous but not an explosive infection. Clearly, either the people were developing an increased resistance, or the disease’s pathogenicity was changing. Port cities with their characteristics of high sexual activity and prostitution provide the locale.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of by Elizabeth A. Fenn at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping 4/4(6).

    Buy The Great Pox: The French Disease in Renaissance Europe Reprint by Arrizabalaga, Jon, Henderson, John, French, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). T1 - Coping with epidemics in Renaissance Italy. T2 - Plague and the Great Pox. AU - Henderson, John Sebastian. PY - Y1 - M3 - Chapter (Book) SN - VL - T3 - The Fifteenth Century Studies. SP - EP - BT - The Fifteenth Century Volume XII. A2 - Clark, Linda. A2 - Rawcliffe, Carole. PB - Boydell & Brewer. CY Author: John Sebastian Henderson.

    Pox Americana is an excellent book.” —Professor Don Higginbotham, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill “I thought that the most important participants in the saga of North America in the era of the American Revolution were the Native Americans, African Americans, Patriots, Redcoats, and by: University of Kansas Medical Center Rainbow Boulevard Kansas City, KS | TDD.


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It wasn’t long before the The Great Pox book pox emerged within their ranks. This ‘French disease’, as the great pox was soon rebranded, spread remorselessly across a wide swathe of the European continent. Recognising no borders and travelling eastwards into India, China and Japan, and south into the African continent, it collected several new names along the way.

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She came to power following a coup d'état that she organised—resulting in her husband, Peter III, being her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and Father: Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.

A scholarly investigation of the response in Italy, France, and Germany to the sudden appearence of a seemingly new disease, ``the pox'' (syphilis), in the s. The disease appeared first in Italy, in the wake of an invasion by French troops in and was quickly labeled ``the French disease.'' Its alarming symptoms included joint pain (so intense, one contemporary chronicler observed.

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A recap of ‘A Pox on Hope,’ episode 7 of Hulu’s The Great, starring Author: Alice Burton. The Great Pox. Professor Sir Richard Evans. On 5 Julythe army of King Charles VIII, invaded Italy and got as far as the city of France, which he entered ceremoniously dressed as a Byzantine Emperor.

The Great Pox: The French Disease in Renaissance Europe by Jon Arrizabalaga, John Henderson and Roger French (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. This is kind of long, but incredibly apropos, I think.

No pipe, since I can't taste anything, still. But no other symptoms. Feel free to skip it, or if you get bored, exit whenever. @Campbell. Book, Print in English The great pox: the French disease in Renaissance Europe Jon Arrizabalaga, John Henderson, and Roger French. New Haven: Yale University Press, © xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm Explore more options for this title.

Copies in Library - not available while library buildings are closed. Medical books The Great Pox. The Great Pox - commonly known as the French disease - brought a different kind of horror: instead of killing its victims rapidly, it endured in their bodies for years, causing acute pain, disfigurement and ultimately an agonising death.

The Great Pox interweaves the old-fashioned exegesis of treatises, spurned by Quétel, with the reconstruction of their contexts (in medical faculties, ducal and papal courts, and urban society) and with the quantification of hospital archives. Fixing their gaze on the period between the s andthe authors studiously avoid retrojecting Author: Luke E.

Demaitre. Reading Opinion Essay: Elizabeth A. Fenn, Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of (New York: Hill and Wang, ) The two things that most appealed to me about Elizabeth Fenn’s Pox Americana were not directly related to her narrative, but involved background information that I could relate to on a personal level.

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5/5(1). The Great Pox, Syphilis, Page 1 of 2 By the time the study was made public, largely through James Jones’s book Bad Blood and the play Miss Evers’ Boys, 28 men had died of syphilis, others were dead of related complications, at least 40 wives had been infected.

Pox Americana by Elizabeth Fenn is a great piece of work! Smallpox was one of those virtually forgotten diseases. Elizabeth's book brings together the most comprehensive and yet an easy reading reference on the disease.

The information is presented in a logical and systematic way allowing for a smooth flow and easy reading.5/5(5).About Pox. The untold story of how America’s progressive-era war on smallpox sparked one of the great civil liberties battles of the twentieth century.

At the turn of the last century, a smallpox epidemic swept the United States from coast to coast.