Gout: The Patrician Malady by Professor George S. Rousseau, Roy Porter, G. Rousseau (Paperback, 2000)
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- DescriptionGout has been seen as a disease afflicting upper-class males of superior wit, genius and creativity. It is also believed to protect its sufferers and assure long life. This study investigates the history of gout and offers a perspective on medical and social history, sex, prejudice and class.
- Author BiographyRoy Porter is professor of the social history of medicine at the Wellcome Institute, University College, London. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including The Facts of Life: The Creation of Sexual Knowledge in Britain, 1650-1950 (ISBN 0 300 06221 4, #25.00), also published by Yale University Press. G.S. Rousseau has been the Regius Professor of English at King's College, Aberdeen, and in 1998-2001 holder of a Leverhulme Trust Award to work on literature and the culture of medicine in history.
- Author(s)G. Rousseau,Professor George S. Rousseau,Roy Porter
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication01/02/2000
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationNew haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Note34 b/w illus.
- Weight544 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition StatementNew edition
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