Mai Lepera

Mai Lepera

by Kerri A. Inglis
     
 

Ma'i Lepera takes an unprecedented look at the Hansen's disease outbreak (1865-1900) almost exclusively from the perspective of "patients," ninety percent of whom were Native Hawaiian. Using traditional and nontraditional sources, published and unpublished, it tells the story of a disease, a society's reaction to it, and the consequences of the experience for Hawai'i… See more details below

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Ma'i Lepera takes an unprecedented look at the Hansen's disease outbreak (1865-1900) almost exclusively from the perspective of "patients," ninety percent of whom were Native Hawaiian. Using traditional and nontraditional sources, published and unpublished, it tells the story of a disease, a society's reaction to it, and the consequences of the experience for Hawai'i and its people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824834845
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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