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The Resource Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia, W.S. Davidson

Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia, W.S. Davidson

Label
Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia
Title
Havens of refuge
Title remainder
a history of leprosy in Western Australia
Statement of responsibility
W.S. Davidson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
  • Havens of refuge is the history of the in cursion of inhabitants from South East Asia into the north of WA in pearling days, and the subsequent development of Leproxy in the Indigenous susceptible population. The book is about the the history of events relative to the introduction of leprosy, its spread and the efforts to contain it
Cataloging source
AIASerda
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davidson, William Sharp
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ridge, Keith Alan
  • Western Australia
  • Western Australia.
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Leprosy
Label
Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia, W.S. Davidson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by University of Western Australia Press for the Public Health Department, 1978
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Prologue -- Genesis -- Pearlers and missionaries -- Isolation and transport -- The deluge begins -- The Derby Leprosarium -- The deluge continues -- The Acts -- Modern times -- Leprosy in the metropolitan area -- Epilogue -- Tables -- Maps to Table 1 -- Appendixes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
M0018813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 188 pages:
Isbn
9780859056410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits.
Label
Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia, W.S. Davidson
Publication
Note
Originally published by University of Western Australia Press for the Public Health Department, 1978
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Prologue -- Genesis -- Pearlers and missionaries -- Isolation and transport -- The deluge begins -- The Derby Leprosarium -- The deluge continues -- The Acts -- Modern times -- Leprosy in the metropolitan area -- Epilogue -- Tables -- Maps to Table 1 -- Appendixes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
M0018813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 188 pages:
Isbn
9780859056410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits.

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