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Leprosy and Stigma in the South Pacific: A Region-by-Region History with First Person Accounts

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Leprosy and Stigma in the South Pacific: A Region-by-Region History with First Person Accounts.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Dorothy McMenamin (Author)

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Explores the personal experiences of people in Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu, the majority of whom contracted leprosy as children. Oral histories are utilized and verbatim extracts demonstrate the level of stigma experienced by these young people. Topics covered include removal from one's family, the experience of isolation, and the reaction of family and villages upon the individual's return to community life.
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  • PDF | 234 pages
  • Dorothy McMenamin (Author)
  • McFarland Co: 1 edition (30 Sept. 2011)
  • English
  • 5
  • Health, Family Lifestyle

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