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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(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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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.