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作者 Snelders, Stephen, 1963- author
書名 Leprosy and colonialism : Suriname under Dutch rule, 1750-1950 / Stephen Snelders
出版項 Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9781526112996
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 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  RC154.55.S75 S671 2017    在架上    30530001280841
說明 ix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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系列 Social Histories of Medicine
Social histories of medicine
附註 Leprosy and colonialism investigates the history of leprosy in Suriname within the context of Dutch colonial power and racial conflict, from the plantation economy and the age of slavery to its legacy in the modern colonial state. It explores the relationship between the modern stigmatization and exclusion of people affected with leprosy, and the political tensions and racial fears originating in colonial slave society, exerting their influence until after the decolonization up to the present day. In the book colonial sources are read from shifting perspectives, of the colonial rulers and, 'from below', the ruled. Though leprosy is today a neglected tropical disease, recognizing influences of our colonial heritage in our global management of health and disease, and exploring the perspectives of other cultures are essential in a time in which migration movements make the permeability of boundaries, and transmission of diseases, more common then perhaps ever before.-- Source other than Liibary of congress
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-269) and index
主題 Leprosy -- Suriname -- History
Netherlands -- Colonies -- America -- History
Leprosy -- history
Colonialism -- history
Social Segregation -- history
History, 18th Century
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Alt Title Suriname under Dutch rule, 1750-1950
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