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Title The wages of sin : sex and disease, past and present / Peter Lewis Allen.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.


 Main Stacks  RA644.V4 A45 2000    AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Notes: p. [163]-178.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-193) and index.
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.
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.