The Origins of AIDS

The Origins of AIDS

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by Jacques Pepin
     
 

This compelling new account looks back to the early twentieth-century origins and subsequent development of HIV/AIDS before 1981.

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Overview

This compelling new account looks back to the early twentieth-century origins and subsequent development of HIV/AIDS before 1981.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521186377
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
307
Sales rank:
610,427
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Out of Africa; 2. The source; 3. The timing; 4. The cut hunter; 5. Societies in transition; 6. The oldest trade; 7. Injections and the transmission of viruses; 8. The legacies of colonial medicine I: French Equatorial Africa and Cameroun; 9. The legacies of colonial medicine II: the Belgian Congo; 10. The other human immunodeficiency viruses; 11. From the Congo to the Caribbean; 12. The blood trade; 13. The globalisation; 14. Assembling the puzzle; 15. Epilogue: lessons learned.

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