The essay analyzes the attitude of the medical class of Southern Italy towards smallpox vaccination, highlighting a general attitude of lukewarmness, motivated on the one hand by reasons of professional decorum and by convictions of doctrinal nature, but on the other, also by base reasons of a venal nature.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] The medical class in the face of anti-violent vaccination in the pre-unification Mezzogiorno|
|Title of host publication||Le malattie contagiose e diffusive nel Mezzogiorno ed in Capitanata tra il XVIII e il XIX secolo|
|Editors||Lorenzo Pellegrino, Mario Freda|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- vaccination, small pox, medical class, Southern Italy
- vaccinazione, vaiolo, classe medica, Mezzogiorno