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Anne, Princess of Variolation


By Catherine Curzon (alias Madame Gilflurt)

Word count: 669

Rating: G

Summary: The introduction of variolation to the Western World

Whilst writing my book, Life in the Georgian Court, smallpox was never far away from my research notes (metaphorically, of course). 765 kata lagi


Adieu, Madam - The Life and Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of my favourite historical figures. I first read a book about her in high school, and then I probably wrote four or five essays on her in university. 1.176 kata lagi


May 26 in history

451   Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Emire.

113 5 Alfonso VII of León and Castile was crowned in the Cathedral of Leon as… 904 kata lagi


Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Immunization Advocacy

Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Rosner, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at Stockton University. Recent publications include The Anatomy Murders (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009) and… 1.550 kata lagi

History Of Medicine

Cultural Relativism: Views Subject to Individual Social Context

Inspiration for this Personal Summary comes from previous blog posts their lack of grounded textual evidence.

Over the course of these past five months that make up a students’ semester much knowledge has been exchanged amongst avid scholars. 572 kata lagi

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Erasure of Women

The most important idea or theme throughout this semester follows a somewhat similar train of thought as my first blog summary however, because of the inclusion of narratives of people from Eastern countries being exposed to the West it reinforces a new angle. 354 kata lagi

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu


Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet;
In short, my deary, kiss me, and be quiet.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu