Peter Lewis Allen Quote

Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around the Old. The "pox," as it was often called, erupted with dramatic severity.


The Wages of Sin: Sex and Disease, Past and Present (ed. University of Chicago Press, 2002) - ISBN: 9780226014616

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Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around ...

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Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around ...

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Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around ...

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Shortly after Christopher Columbus and his sailors returned from their voyage to the New World, a horrifying new disease began to make its way around ...