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Author Siena, Kevin Patrick.

Title Venereal disease, hospitals, and the urban poor ; London's "foul wards," 1600-1800 / Kevin P. Siena
Published Rochester, N.Y. ; Woodbridge : University of Rochester Press, 2004

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Description viii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Rochester studies in medical history
Rochester studies in medical history.
Contents The foul disease, privacy, and the medical marketplace -- The foul disease in the royal hospitals: the seventeenth century -- The foul disease in the royal hospitals: the eighteenth century -- The foul disease and the Poor Law: workhouse medicine in the eighteenth century -- The foul disease and moral reform? the Lock Hospital -- Rethinking the Lock Hospital -- Conclusion: poverty and the pox in early modern London
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-360) and index
Subject Poor -- Health and hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Poor -- Health and hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Urban poor -- Health and hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Urban poor -- Health and hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history.
History, 17th Century.
History, 18th Century.
Urban Health Services -- history.
London.
LC no. 2003025102
ISBN 1580461484 hardcover alkaline paper