African AIDS Epidemic: A History / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This book is aimed initially at students who want to study the history of the Aids epidemic but who currently have no starting point from which to enter the vast and often technical literature. Other readers will also find it a helpful introduction to a subject of immense contemporary importance.
Professor Iliffe has forty years experience of teaching in Africa and Britain. His books on modern African history are renowned. This book uses medical, anthropological and eye-witness sources but assumes no prior knowledge. This is an accessible book on the most terrible catastrophe of modern times.
|Publisher:||Ohio University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
John Iliffe is a professor of modern history in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St. John’s College. He is the author of Africans: The History of a Continent and The African Poor: A History.
Table of Contents
|3||Epidemic in Western Equatorial Africa||10|
|4||The Drive to the East||19|
|5||The Conquest of the South||33|
|6||The Penetration of the West||48|
|7||Causation: A Synthesis||58|
|8||Responses from Above||65|
|9||Views from Below||80|
|10||NGOs & the Evolution of Care||98|
|11||Death & the Household||112|
|12||The Epidemic Matures||126|
|1||Western Equatorial Africa||11|