Tinderbox : how the West sparked the AIDS epidemic and how the world can finally overcome it /

"Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and Harvard AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin, PhD, recount for the first time how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned its rise. Drawing on remarkable new genetic discoveries, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wi...

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Author / Creator:Timberg, Craig.
Imprint:New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
Description:421 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:AIDS (Disease) -- Africa -- Epidemiology.
AIDS (Disease) -- Africa -- Etiology.
HIV infections -- Africa -- Epidemiology.
HIV infections -- Africa -- Etiology.
AIDS (Disease) -- Africa.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- epidemiology -- Africa.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- etiology -- Africa.
Colonialism -- Africa.
HIV Infections -- epidemiology -- Africa.
HIV Infections -- etiology -- Africa.
Western World -- Africa.
AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.
AIDS (Disease) -- Etiology.
HIV infections -- Epidemiology.
Africa.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8778315
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Other authors / contributors:Halperin, Daniel.
ISBN:9781594203275 (hardback)
159420327X (hardback)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and Harvard AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin, PhD, recount for the first time how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned its rise. Drawing on remarkable new genetic discoveries, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wisdom on the origins of this deadly pandemic and the best means to fight it today"--

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