A Disease Apart:
Leprosy in the Modern World
A sweeping history of the prejudices about and treatment of leprosy over the last two hundred years. The story is based mainly on the efforts of a whole range of doctors, nurses and missionaries, who, once it was established that the disease was infectious, rather than hereditary, did so much to bring the sufferers into a more understanding society. Good Hardback in a Good Dust Jacket 420 pages with a bibliography and index.
Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York. 2005. ISBN: 9780312305024