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«She  was  seen  as  the  plague  incarnate… »: The representations of infectious diseases as mythological images by the people of the Urals region in the second half of the 19 th – early 20 th cc

Опубликовано на портале: 22-04-2013
Диалог со временем. 2012.  № 41. С. 358-366. 
Тематический раздел:
The article analyses mythological images of infectious diseases in the context of the production of popular medical knowledge. Epidemiological situation and the official measures against infectious diseases led to the rise of new characters in the Urals pandemonium. It is demonstrated that they emerged as a result of interaction between tradition, personal experi- ences and the responses of culture to the challenges of Modernity