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Health and Disease

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

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... to the body’s feeling of well-being or otherwise and, if anything “thou shalt judge hurtful, to discontinue it by little and little.”Bacon, The Essayes, 98–9. For more information about medical regimens in this period, see Margaret Healy...

Cultural Representations

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

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... and hybrid than they are today, and authors of regimens often worked, in true humanist fashion, across several of these fields.For an extended discussion of this see, Margaret Healy, Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England: Bodies, Plagues...

Medicine and Disease

A Cultural History of Women in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

4

... 26; and Margaret Healy, Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England: Bodies, Plagues and Politics (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001), pp. 132–33. Syphilis emerged in Europe as a virulent, sexually transmitted disease in 1494. Measles...