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Expelling the plague : the Health Office and the implementation of quarantine in Dubrovnik, 1377-1533

Author: Zlata Blažina-Tomić; Vesna Blažina
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society, 43.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A vibrant city-state on the Adriatic sea, Dubrovnik, also known as Ragusa, was a hub for the international trade between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. As a result, the city suffered frequent outbreaks of plague. Through a comprehensive analysis of these epidemics in Dubrovnik, Expelling the Plague explores the increasingly sophisticated plague control regulations that were adopted by the city and implemented by  Read more...
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History
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Tomić, Zlata Blazina.
Expelling the plague : the Health Office and the implementation of quarantine in Dubrovnik, 1377-1533.
Montreal, Quebec : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2015
xxii, 362 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zlata Blažina-Tomić; Vesna Blažina
ISBN: 0773545395 9780773545397 0773545409 9780773545403 0773597115 9780773597112
OCLC Number: 961510090
Description: 1 online resource (385 pages) : illustrations, maps, photographs
Contents: 1 History of Dubrovnik --
2 The Plague Phenomenon and Plague Epidemics in Dubrovnik --
3 Health Culture: Pharmacies, Hospitals, Physicians, and Surgeons --
4 Founding and Development of the Health Office, 1390-1482 --
5 Control of Arrivals in Dubrovnik, 1500-1530 --
6 The Disastrous Plague Epidemic of 1526-27 --
7 Plague Survivors as Plague Workers --
8 The Health Officials and the Patricians --
9 Concealing Symptoms of Plague, Importing Suspicious Goods, and Other Offences.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society, 43.
Responsibility: Zlata Blazina Tomić and Vesna Blazina.
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"Studying an extraordinarily rich set of documents in Dubrovnik, the authors bring scholarly attention to an early public health office dedicated to surveillance and containment of plague epidemics. Read more...

 
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