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|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
- epidemics, health policies, early modern age
- epidemie, politica sanitaria, malattie infettive, età moderna