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Description - The Pox by Chris Brown

From almost the time when man first discovered the pleasures of sin, he has also experienced the torments of the Pox. Drawing on references from art and literature, stories of famous sufferers and medical documents, this book presents the history of syphilis and gonorrhoea, and their treatment, from the Renaissance to the antibiotic age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750940412
ISBN-10: 0750940417
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Brown

Kevin Brown has been Trust Archivist and Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum Curator, at St Mary's NHS Trust, Paddington since 1989. He set up the archive service at the hospital and established the Museum in 1993. He is chairman of the London Museums of Health and Medicine, and the author of Penicillin Man: Alexander Fleming and the Antibiotic Revolution.

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