The British Army and the problem of venereal disease in France and Egypt during the First World War.

  title={The British Army and the problem of venereal disease in France and Egypt during the First World War.},
  author={Mark Harrison},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={133 - 158}
  • M. Harrison
  • Published 1 April 1995
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Medical History
Durant la premiere guerre mondiale, le controle des maladies veneriennes de l'armee anglaise etaient fondes sur la morale et le pragmatisme, contrairement a la France, ou l'on tolerait la prostitution, en developpant ainsi la contagion des maladies 

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  • M. Harrison
  • Medicine
    History of science; an annual review of literature, research and teaching
  • 1996
La sante et la medecine ont joue un role important dans l'histoire des deux guerres grâce a la rationalite scientifique, l'experience et la connaissance

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  • A. Kampf
  • History
    Journal of the history of sexuality
  • 2008
Because the control of women, particularly prostitutes, was an obvious and visible part of gender bias in the military campaign, it has drawn attention from historians in New Zealand and other countries.

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Prostitution flourished during Russia's First World War. Mass mobilisation and the displacement of millions of the empire's population challenged the tsarist state's ability to control both the

I Palmer. Sexuality And Soldiery Combat and Condoms, Continence and Cornflakes.

Introduction ‘A great danger is like wine, it makes men affectionate’ de Tocqueville 1805-59 ‘War breeds vice and venereal’ Brig. F D Crozier 1930 Throughout history soldiers and sexually transmitted

Sexuality And Soldiery Combat & Condoms, Continence & Cornflakes

  • I. Palmer
  • Political Science
    Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 2003
The results of a short sexual health study of 75 male soldiers undertaking humanitarian aid relief in Africa are presented in an historical context relating to sexuality and soldiery.

Anglican army chaplains’ responses to prostitution on the Western Front, 1914–1919

Anglican Army chaplains’ responses to prostitution in the First World War remain a neglected subject. Typically, historians have used references to prostitution in chaplains’ diaries and memoirs as...

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ABSTRACT British soldiers' heterosexual lives during the Great War remain an understudied area. This article explores soldiers' brothel visits in France: their reasons for attending the ‘licensed

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