Images of leprosy : disease, religion, and politics in European art /

From biblical times to the onset of the Black Death in the fourteenth century, leprosy was considered the worst human affliction, both medically and socially. Only fifty years ago, leprosy, or Hansen's disease, was an incurable infectious illness, and it still remains a grave global concern. Re...

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Main Author: Boeckl, Christine M., 1933- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, [2011]
Series:Early modern studies series ; 7.
Online Access:CONNECT