Publisher description for Medical charlatanism in early modern Italy / David Gentilcore.


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This is an exploration and reconstruction of the role of charlatans, itinerant medical practitioners, in Italy from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. David Gentilcore examines the goods and services charlatans provided, their marketing strategies, and dealings with the public, and shows
how the authorities attempted to regulate and control their business.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Healers -- Italy -- History.
Medicine -- Italy -- History.