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The Resource Carville : remembering leprosy in America, Marcia Gaudet

Carville : remembering leprosy in America, Marcia Gaudet

Label
Carville : remembering leprosy in America
Title
Carville
Title remainder
remembering leprosy in America
Statement of responsibility
Marcia Gaudet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mysterious and misunderstood, distorted by biblical imagery of disfigurement and uncleanness, Hansen's disease or leprosy has all but disappeared from America's consciousness. In Carville, Louisiana, the closed doors of the nation's last center for the treatment of leprosy open to reveal stories of sadness, separation, and even strength in the face of what was once a life-wrenching diagnosis. Drawn from interviews with living patients and extensive research in the leprosarium's archives, Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America tells the stories of former patients at the National Hansen's Dise
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaudet, Marcia G
Dewey number
362.196/998/00976344
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA644.L3
LC item number
G38 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RA644.L3
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 K-903
  • WC 335
NLM item number
G266c 2004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Hansen's Disease Programs (U.S.)
  • Leprosy
  • National Hansen's Disease Programs Center (U.S.)
  • Leprosy
  • History, 20th Century
  • Hospitals, Special
  • Louisiana
  • National Hansen's Disease Programs (U.S.)
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HISTORY
  • Leprosy
  • Louisiana
Label
Carville : remembering leprosy in America, Marcia Gaudet
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-212) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Carville, leprosy, and real people: an introduction to a culture apart -- "An exile in my own country": the unspeakable trauma of entering Carville -- "Through the hole in the fence": personal narratives of absconding from Carville -- Telling it slant: personal narratives, tall tales, and the reality of leprosy -- The world downside up: Mardi Gras at Carville -- "Under the pecans": history and memory in the graveyard at Carville -- Remembering leprosy: postmemory and the Carville legacy
Control code
688292117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282917323
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kjbv7
  • ee64bd47-59aa-4810-93f0-2799b502bf38
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)688292117
Label
Carville : remembering leprosy in America, Marcia Gaudet
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-212) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Carville, leprosy, and real people: an introduction to a culture apart -- "An exile in my own country": the unspeakable trauma of entering Carville -- "Through the hole in the fence": personal narratives of absconding from Carville -- Telling it slant: personal narratives, tall tales, and the reality of leprosy -- The world downside up: Mardi Gras at Carville -- "Under the pecans": history and memory in the graveyard at Carville -- Remembering leprosy: postmemory and the Carville legacy
Control code
688292117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282917323
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kjbv7
  • ee64bd47-59aa-4810-93f0-2799b502bf38
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)688292117

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