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Cultures of Plague
Cohn Samuel K. Jr.
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover)
Cultures of Plague opens a new chapter in the history of medicine. Neither the plague nor the ideas it stimulated were static, fixed in a timeless Galenic vacuum over five centuries, as historians and scientists commonly assume. As plague evolved in its pathology, modes of transmission, and the social characteristics...