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Gender, sexuality, and syphilis in early modern Venice : the disease that came to stay

Author
McGough, Laura J., 1964-
Title
Gender, sexuality, and syphilis in early modern Venice : the disease that came to stay / Laura J. McGough.
Format
Book
Published
Basingstoke [England] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Description
x, 202 p. ; 23 cm.
Uniform series
Early modern history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • A network of lovers : sexuality and disease patterns in early modern Venice
  • The suspected culprits : dangerously beautiful prostitutes and debauched men
  • Stigma reinforced : the problem of incurable cases of a curable disease
  • Gender and institutions : hospitals and female asylums.
Kinsey subjects
Syphilis.
Syphilis history--Italy--Venice--16th century.
Syphilis history--Italy--Venice--17th century.
Sex behavior--Italy--Venice--History--16th century.
Sex behavior--Italy--Venice--History--17th century.
Gender role identification--Italy--Venice--16th century.
Gender role identification--Italy--Venice--17th century.
ISBN
9780230252929 (hardback)
0230252923 (hardback)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
616.99 M34 g4 2010
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute