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Tik Merauke: An epidemic like no other (John Richens, MUP)

In the early 1900s the sexually transmitted infection donovanosis ravaged the Marind of New Guinea. Through the lens of this disease, known as tik Merauke to the native people, doctor and researcher John Richens tells a bigger story of the deterioration of Marind culture after colonisation. This is a confronting...

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Category: Reviews