Le grandi epidemie nella storia

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] The great epidemics in history

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The monographic section analyzes the impact of epidemics on modern and contemporary European societies, focusing in particular on the role of four infectious diseases: sweating sickness, plague, smallpox and cholera. The role of public health policies in defending against these diseases is brought to the fore.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] The great epidemics in history
Original languageItalian
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • epidemics, health policies, early modern age
  • epidemie, politica sanitaria, malattie infettive, età moderna


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