Plague Hospitals

Author(s): 
Stevens Crawshaw, Jane L.
ISBN: 
978-0-7546-6958-6
Date published: 
November 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

Lazaretti, or plague hospitals, took on a central role in early modern responses to epidemic disease. An in-depth study of the Venetian lazaretti in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, this book asks what these hospitals can tell us about early modern medicine and society.