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Author Anderson, Warwick, 1958-
Title The collectors of lost souls : turning Kuru scientists into whitemen / Warwick Anderson
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2008
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC394.K8 A552 2008    AVAILABLE    30530001014638
Descript 318 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-310) and index
The disease Europeans catch from Kuru -- Stranger relations -- Portrait of the scientist as a young man -- A contemptuous tenderness -- The scientist and his magic -- Hearts of darkness -- Specimen days -- We were their people -- Stumbling along the tortuous road -- Dénouement was a bit difficult
Subject Kuru -- Papua New Guinea -- History
Gajdusek, D. Carleton (Daniel Carleton), 1923-2008
Virologists -- United States -- Biography
Neurologists -- United States -- Biography
Fore (Papua New Guinean people) -- Diseases
Gajdusek, D. Carleton (Daniel Carleton), 1923-2008
Kuru -- history -- Papua New Guinea
Biomedical Research -- history -- Papua New Guinea
Cannibalism -- Papua New Guinea
Funeral Rites -- Papua New Guinea
History, 20th Century -- Papua New Guinea
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