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Plague hospitals : public health for the city in early modern Venice / by Jane L. Stevens Crawshaw.

  • Crawshaw, Jane L. Stevens
Date
2012
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

2012

Physical description

xiv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

"From a Distance It Looks Like a Castle" : First Impressions and Architectural Design -- The Sick-Poor -- "Abandon Hope, All You Who Enter Here" : Experiences of the Staff and the Patients' Daily Routine -- Syrups and Secrets : Treating the Plague -- Dying in the Lazaretti -- Returning to the City -- Epilogue.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    FL.34.AA5-6
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780754669586
  • 0754669580