Medicine, Knowledge and Venereal Diseases in England, 1886-1916 by Anne R. Hanley download in ePub, pdf, iPad
Yet this trajectory is not without its deficiencies, which are exposed with quiet precision in Hanley's analysis. Against this background, knowledge acquisition was problematic for many male, and even more so female, practitioners of all kinds, whether doctors, midwives, or nurses.
They infiltrated respectable homes and brought terrible suffering and stigma to those afflicted. You are not currently authenticated. Syphilis and gonorrhoea played upon the public imagination in Victorian and Edwardian England, inspiring fascination and fear.
There was money to be made from compromised families.