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Author Anderson, Warwick, 1958- author.

Title The collectors of lost souls [electronic resource] : turning kuru scientists into whitemen / Warwick Anderson.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Updated edition.
Description 332 p. : Grayscale Illustration ; 23 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Printed in the United States of America on acid-free paper.
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Johns Hopkins University Press uses environmentally friendly book materials, including recycled text paper that is composed of at least 30 percent post-consumer waste, whenever possible.
All rights reserved. Published 2019.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Disease Europeans Catch from Kuru -- Stranger Relations -- Portrait of the Scientist asa Young Man -- A Contemptuous Tenderness -- The Scientist and His Magic -- Hearts of Darkness -- Specimen Days -- We Were Their People -- Stumbling along the Tortuous Road -- Dénouement Wasa Bit Difficult.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2020. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject Gajdusek, D. Carleton (Daniel Carleton), 1923-2008.
Kuru -- history
Biomedical Research -- history
Funeral Rites
Social Change
History, 20th Century
Papua New Guinea -- epidemiology.
Environmental History.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9781421433608 paper
1421433605 paper
9781421433615 ebook
1421433613 ebook
9780801890406 hardcover
Standard No. 2027/heb.30883 hdl

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