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Peter Lewis Allen

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Even more than this, however, the sick - like lepers - were often reviled because people believed that they had brought their torments upon themselves.

— Peter Lewis Allen

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Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.

— Peter Lewis Allen

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Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.

— Peter Lewis Allen

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Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.

— Peter Lewis Allen

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Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?

— Peter Lewis Allen

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About Peter Lewis Allen

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In 2007 Allen donated his collection of safe sex pamphlets to the Fales Library at NYU. Peter Lewis Allen (born 1957) is a scholar author and educator. He worked at McKinsey & Company in New York from 2000 to 2007 when he moved to San Francisco to become the Director of Google University (Google Inc.

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