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Author Davidson, W. S. (William Sharp), 1909-

Title Havens of refuge : a history of leprosy in Western Australia / W.S. Davidson
Published [Perth] : University of Western Australia Press for the Public Health Department ; Letchworth : [Distributed by] International Scholarly Book Services, 1978


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  614.54609941 Dav/Hor  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 188 pages : illustrations, maps(chiefly color), portraits ; 24cm
Series Otto Hirschfeld Memorial Collection
Otto Hirschfeld Memorial Collection
Contents Index
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
Analysis Man. Leprosy. Western Australia, to 1976
Western Australia Man Leprosy to 1976
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 185-186
Event [1978]
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Diseases -- History.
Leprosy -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Leper Colonies.
Leper Colonies -- history.
Leprosy -- history.
Western Australia.
Author Western Australia. Public Health Department.
Western Australia. Public Health Department (1911-1979)
LC no. 79670161
ISBN 085564141X
0855641428 (Paperback)