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Making and Unmaking the Asylum: Leprosy and Modernity in Singapore and Malaysia - Loh Kah Seng
Making and Unmaking the Asylum: Leprosy and Modernity in Singapore and Malaysia - Loh Kah Seng
$30.00
Manufacturer Number: ML4549
Stock Status: In Stock
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Making and Unmaking the Asylum:

 Leprosy and Modernity in Singapore and Malaysia

 -

 Loh Kah Seng

A moving history of the treatment of leprosy in colonial and post colonial Malaysia and Singapore. Despite the often brutal policies of exclusion from society, the author demonstrates how leprosy sufferers were able to create families, forge relationships and live a sort of life resembling normality. Very Good Paperback. First Edition. 151 pages with an index, bibliography and some black and white plates

Weight 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia


Published by Strategic Information And Research Development Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 2009 ISBN: 9789833782765

Condition: The cover has minimal wear. The first and last three pages have light spotting. Otherwise The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is minimal tanning throughout.


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