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The History of Syphilis
From its appearance in Europe at the end of the fifteenth century until its cure with the discovery of penicillin, syphilis has inspired wildly varying--and culturally revealing--theories about its origin, nature, and treatment. In The History of Syphilis, Claude Qutel chronicles five centuries of medical detective work and official management of a virulent disease that qu ...more
Paperback, 342 pages
Published February 1st 1992 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published August 1st 1990)
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