Cultures of plague : medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance / Samuel K. Cohn.

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 soci...

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Main Author: Cohn, Samuel Kline, Jr.
Format: Electronic
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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