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Health and healing in tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea / edited by Roy MacLeod and Donald Denoon.

By: MacLeod, Roy
Contributor(s): Denoon, Donald
Language: English Publisher: Townsville : James Cook University, 1991.Description: viii, 213p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0864433905Ownership: WBF Trust
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Bibl.: p.192-206. - Contents: I, Health administration in tropical Australia. The idea of tropical medicine and its influence on Papua New Guinea / D. Denoon; The idea of racial degeneration: Baldwin Spence and the Aborigines of the Northern Territory / R. McGregor; Anton Breinl and the Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine / L. Harloe; Sir Raphael Cilento and "The white man in the tropics" / A.T. Yarwood; The Rockefeller Foundation, the Hookworm Campaign and a national health policy in Australia, 1911-1930 / J. Gillespie; John Gunther and medicine in Papua New Guinea / J.T. Griffin; II, Life and living in the "Deep North". "Me blind drunk": alcohol and Melanesians in the Mackay District, Queensland, 1867-1907 / Clive Moore; The health of Aborigines on North Queensland cattle stations / D. May; The Fantome Island leprosariu, / J. Maguire; Sisters, wives and mothers: women as healers and preservers of health in the Northern Territory during the 1930s / L. Riddett; Health, diet and mortality among 19th century alluvial miners in tropical Queensland / Peter Bell; "Nightcarts and nuisances": local government and health in North Querensland, 1879-1945 / J. Wegner.

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