Martor No. 20 / Year 2015
Enemy of the World in City and Village. Anti‐Venereal Disease Campaigns of Cluj Physicians in Inter‐War Provincial Transylvania
Author: Zsuzsa Bokor
About the author:
Researcher at the Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
E-mail: zsbokor at yahoo dot com
Keywords: venereal diseases, medical campaign
The paper investigates how sexuality becomes outstanding and a medical object in inter-war Transylvania. This issue can be discussed via one of the most typical ailments of the age: venereal diseases. This process is presented on the basis of a series of major medical actions of village surveys and rescues, and also by reviewing the film A világrém / Grozăviile lumii (Enemy of the World), screened all over Transylvania in the 1920s.
How to cite this article:
Bokor, Zsuzsa. 2015. “Enemy of the World in City and Village. Anti‐Venereal Disease Campaigns of Cluj Physicians in Inter‐War Provincial Transylvania.” Martor 20: 81-91.