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Sanitary Policy of Habsburg Monarchy and Organization of Paraćin Quarantine in 18th Century
Sanitary Policy of Habsburg Monarchy and Organization of Paraćin Quarantine in 18th Century

Author(s): Miloš Đorđević
Subject(s): Social history, Health and medicine and law, 18th Century, The Ottoman Empire
Published by: Naučno društvo za istoriju zdravstvene kulture
Keywords: plague; 18th century; Habsburg Monarchy; quarantine; Ottoman Empire Non; Paraćin

Summary/Abstract: Aft er establishment of administration in newly acquired provinces at southeast of Europe, because of frequent plague epidemics Habsburg Monarchy formed a sanitary safety belt at the border with Ottoman Empire. Th is paper will describe measures taken at Paraćin quarantine that, in the period 1718–1739 used to be one of the busiest. Organization of the quarantine, procedures and instructions sent by Royal court commission were aimed at preventive actions to protect population health.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 35
  • Page Range: 29-38
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English