Leprosy and Stigma in the South Pacific

Leprosy and Stigma in the South Pacific

A Region-by-region History With First Person Accounts

Book - 2011
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"This book details the personal experiences of people in Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu, the majority of whom contracted leprosy as children. Topics covered include the exact nature of the diagnosis, removal from one's family, the experience of isolation, and the reaction of family and villages upon the individual's return to community life"--Back cover.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2011.
ISBN: 9780786463237
Branch Call Number: 614.546 MCM
Characteristics: x, 224 p. :,ill., map ;,23 cm.

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