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Author Allen, Peter L., 1957-

Title The wages of sin : sex and disease, past and present / Peter Lewis Allen.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.461 A428W    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Notes: p. [163]-178.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-193) and index.
Contents Sex by prescription : lovesickness in the Middle Ages -- To live outside the camp : medieval leprosy -- The just rewards of unbridled lust : syphilis in early modern Europe -- A broom in the hands of the Almighty : bubonic plague -- The heinous sin of self-pollution : medicine, morals, and masturbation -- AIDS in the U.S.A.
Subject Sexually transmitted diseases -- Social aspects.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- History.
Sexual ethics -- History.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history.
Social Conditions.
ISBN 0226014606 alkaline paper
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