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Leprosy in medieval England

Carole Rawcliffe

Leprosy in medieval England

by Carole Rawcliffe

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leprosy -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Leprosy -- Treatment -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Leprosy -- Patients -- England -- Social conditions,
  • Medicine, Medieval -- Social aspects -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-395) and indexes.

    StatementCarole Rawcliffe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC154.6.G7 R39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 421 p. :
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24096734M
    ISBN 101843834545
    ISBN 109781843834540
    LC Control Number2009464158

      (CNN)In excavating the medieval site of the St. Mary Magdalen hospital cemetery and chapel in Winchester, England, researchers were looking to genotype a strain of leprosy. They wanted to shed.   It is fair to say that Carole Rawcliffe has written the definitive study of leprosy in medieval England. Comprising more than pages of text with illustrations, this meticulously researched work explores the topic from every imaginable angle Reviews: 5.

    Rawcliffe, who drew upon her book Leprosy in Medieval England (Boydell Press, ), used overhead projections to show representations of how those suffering from leprosy, or Hanson’s Disease as it is now known, were incorrectly said to have been treated.   Background. Leprosy has afflicted humankind throughout history leaving evidence in both early texts and the archaeological record. In Britain, leprosy was widespread throughout the Middle Ages until its gradual and unexplained decline between the 14 th and 16 th centuries. The nature of this ancient endemic leprosy and its relationship to modern strains is only partly .

      Squirrels infected with leprosy may have brought the disease to medieval England along Viking trading routes, a new study has suggested. Research has identified a growing number of medieval leprosy. CULTURAL ATTITUDES TOWARD LEPROSY. Due to the potential severe deformities and disfigurement associated with untreated disease, there has been a history of fear, stigma, and revulsion toward victims afflicted with leprosy throughout time and across cultures. 3, 9 Since ancient times, there has been a link between leprosy and sin. In Jewish tradition and in the .


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SOUTHERN HISTORYIt is fair to say that Carole Rawcliffe has written the definitive study of leprosy in medieval England. Comprising more than pages of text with illustrations, this meticulously researched work explores the topic from every imaginable angle by exploiting an impressive array of by:   Leprosy in Medieval England.

One of the most important publications for many years in the fields of medical, religious and social history. Rawcliffe's book completely overhauls our understanding of leprosy and contributes immensely to our knowledge of the English middle ages/5(13).

Leprosy in Medieval England. Carole Rawcliffe. Boydell Press, - Science- pages. 1Review. Set firmly in the medical, religious and cultural milieu of the European Middle Ages, this book 4/5(1). Set firmly in the medical, religious and cultural milieu of the European Middle Ages, this book is the first serious academic study of a disease surrounded by misconceptions and prejudices.

Leprosy in Medieval England - Carole Rawcliffe - Google Books One of the most important publications for many years in the fields of medical, religious and social history. Rawcliffe's book. She also Leprosy in medieval England book the few visual images of lepers that survive from medieval England.

The fifth chapter focuses on the medical and surgical treatment of leprosy, including the approved lifestyle and diet of lepers. Leprosy in medieval England book Rawcliffe identifies a wide variety of therapies and notes the importance of : I. McCleery. Books shelved as leprosy: Moloka'i by Alan Brennert, The Island by Victoria Hislop, The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama, In the Sanctuary of Outcasts.

The spread of leprosy During the medieval period, leprosy's disabling consequences became very visible in all communities across England - rural and urban, rich and poor.

Its impact would change both the landscape of the country and the mindset of its people. Leprosy had entered England by the 4th century and was a regular feature of life by   Leprosy in Medieval times was considered to be a ‘special’ disease referenced over and over again in the Bible although the leprosy described in the bible was not the disease we now refer to as leprosy, the biblical references include a great number of skin diseases.

Leprosy is one of the oldest diseases ever known to have affected human populations. It was, however, relatively uncommon in Europe until the medieval period. Its prevalence in Britain appears to have peaked in the 13th century AD, declining again by.

SOUTHERN HISTORY It is fair to say that Carole Rawcliffe has written the definitive study of leprosy in medieval England. Comprising more than pages of text with illustrations, this meticulously researched work explores the topic from every imaginable angle by exploiting an impressive array of evidence.

'Carole Rawcliffe has written the definitive study of leprosy in medieval England This meticulously researched work explores the topic from every imaginable angle by exploiting an impressive array of evidence' - "Journal of British Studies".Set firmly in the medical, religious and cultural milieu of the European Middle Ages, this book is the first serious, Reviews: 5.

This book examines the impact of leprosy upon Rouen during this period, and the key role played by charity in the society and religious culture of the city and its hinterland.

Based upon extensive archival research, and focusing in particular on Rouen's leper houses, it offers a new understanding of responses to disease and disability in. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Leprosy in Medieval England.

by Carole Rawcliffe | out of 5 stars 5. Paperback $ $ Get it. By carefully marshaling her evidence and limiting her scope to medieval England, the author has laid the groundwork for serious comparative studies.

Rawcliffe opens with a discussion of leprosy in the British imperial world of the later nineteenth century, and of the societal conversation it provoked.

One of the most important publications for many years in the fields of medical, religious and social history. Rawcliffe's book completely overhauls our understanding of leprosy and contributes immensely to our knowledge of the English middle ages.

This is a fascinating study that will be a seminal work in the history of leprosy for many years to come. EHR Set firmly in the medical. Before and even after the discovery of its biological cause, leprosy patients were stigmatized and shunned.

People infected were often confined against their will in leper colonies and in Medieval Europe were required to carry a bell to identify their presence, and even walk on a particular side of the road, depending on the direction of the wind.

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6 Christina Lee discusses leprosy in Anglo-Saxon England and provides a detailed overview of the evidence from cemeteries. 7 Other works. Leprosy in Medieval England [Book Review] Carole Rawcliffe. Speculum 83 (2) () Abstract This article has no associated abstract.

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42I.?6o). This is probably one of the most important publications for many years in the fields of medical, religious and social history. Rawcliffe's book completely overhauls our understanding of leprosy and contributes immensely to our. ISBN In her monograph, Carole Rawcliffe provides a much-needed corrective to the general understanding of how medieval society viewed leprosy and treated its victims.

Many modern writers have claimed that medieval Catholic Europe viewed leprosy as due to sin, banned lepers from society and incarcerated them in leprosaria.