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Disease Apart: Leprosy in the Modern World
Tony Gould (au)
Leprosy is a condition shrouded for centuries in mystery, legend, and religious fanaticism. Leprosy sufferers have been condemned to exile and imprisonment. This book traces the history of leprosy over the last 200 years through the lives of doctors, researchers, and missionaries, and a vast spectrum of patients. We meet: Norwegian microbe hunter Armauer Hansen, who discovered the leprosy bacillus in 1873; Belgian Catholic missionary Father Damien, who helped Hawaiian sufferers; Sir Leonard Rogers of the Indian Medical Service, who found that the ancient Hindu treatment of chaulmoogra oil could be used in an injectible form; and Stanley Stein, a pharmacist who became a thorn in the side of the U.S. Public Health Dept. “A superb and enlightened book.” Illus.
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Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
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