Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2017

288 Pages | 4 graphs, 6 tables

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526112996

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Leprosy and Colonialism

Suriname Under Dutch Rule, 1750-1950

Stephen Snelders

Published by Manchester University Press

Social Histories of Medicine MUP Series

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.


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