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Kalaupapa, a Place Never Forgotten

Kalani Brady and Shelley Soong

Winona K. Mesiona Lee and Mele A. Look (eds)

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

After more than a century of hardships in remote Kalaupapa, on the island of Moloka‘i in Hawai‘i a settlement for Hansen’s disease patients and home of two Saints, is the result of perseverance of ... More


Introduction

Timothy S. Miller and John W. Nesbitt

in Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451355
eISBN:
9780801470776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451355.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter describes the debilitating effects of leprosy, or Hansen's disease, on the human body and the particular stigmatization lepers have endured throughout history. At times ... More


Introduction

Kerri A. Inglis

in Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter considers the role of disease—and in particular leprosy—on Hawaiian history. Biological exchange has always been a consequence of people's interactions with one another. ... More


Epilogue

Kerri A. Inglis

in Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter offers a brief summary of the status of Hansen's disease and the Makanalua peninsula in Hawaiʻi today. Presently, the Kalaupapa village is part of the Kalaupapa National ... More


Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Kerri A. Inglis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book attempts to recover Hawaiian voices at a significant moment in Hawaiʻi's history. It takes an unprecedented look at the Hansen's disease outbreak (1865–1900) almost exclusively from the ... More


Off to Moloka‘i with the Queen, 1892

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1865, the Hawai‘i legislature passed the Act to Prevent the Spread of Leprosy that made isolation enforceable by law. Hundreds of acres on Moloka‘i were secured for segregation. Queen ... More


Leprosy is down but not yet out: new insights shed light on its origin and evolution

Charlotte Roberts, David M. Scollard, and Vinicius M. Fava

in Palaeopathology and Evolutionary Medicine: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198849711
eISBN:
9780191884184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849711.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Leprosy is a bacterial infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis. It has a very long history and continues to challenge people and healthcare providers today in ... More


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