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Enemy of the World in City and Village.
Enemy of the World in City and Village.

Anti‐Venereal Disease Campaigns of Cluj Physicians in Inter‐War Provincial Transylvania

Author(s): Zsuzsa Bokor
Subject(s): Culture and social structure , Health and medicine and law, Rural and urban sociology, Film / Cinema / Cinematography
Published by: Muzeul Ţăranului Român, Editura Martor
Keywords: venereal diseases; medical campaign

Summary/Abstract: The paper investigates how sexuality becomes outstanding and a medical object in inter-war Transylvania. This issue can be discussed via one of the most typical ailments of the age: venereal diseases. his process is presented on the basis of a series of major medical actions of village surveys and rescues, and also by reviewing the film A világrém / Grozăviile lumii (Enemy of the World), screened all over Transylvania in the 1920s.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 20
  • Page Range: 81-91
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English