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Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia / W.S. Davidson
Bib ID 1337789
Format BookBook
Author
Davidson, W. S
 
Description [Perth] : University of Western Australia Press for the Public Health Department ; Letchworth : [Distributed by] International Scholarly Book Services, 1978 
xii, 188 p. : ill., maps(chiefly col), ports ; 24cm. 
ISBN 085564141X
Summary

Spread of disease among Aborigines in 1850s; introduction of disease by pearlers and missionaries; isolation of victims; Derby Leprosarium; Aborigines Protection Act, 1886; native welfare acts.

Notes

Man. Leprosy. Western Australia, to 1976 (BNB/PRECIS)

Map on lining papers.

Bibliography: p.185-186. - Includes index.

Subjects Leprosy -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Health status - Public health.  |  Health - Law and legislation.  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  Derby (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)
Other authors/contributors Western Australia. Public Health Department

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