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AIDS and contemporary history

Author: Virginia Berridge; Philip Strong
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of essays on the 'pre-history' of the impact of AIDS, and its subsequent history.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Berridge; Philip Strong
ISBN: 0521521149 9780521521147
OCLC Number: 49593598
Notes: Originally published: 1993.
Includes index.
Description: x, 284 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction: AIDS and contemporary history Virginia Berridge; Part I. The Pre-history of AIDS: 1. AIDS and the regulation of sexuality Jeffrey Weeks; 2. Public health doctors and AIDS as a public health issue Jane Lewis; 3. Politics and policy: historical perspectives on screening Bridget Towers; 4. Testing for a sexually transmissible disease, 1907-1970: the history of the Wassermann reaction Ilana Loewy; 5. The politics of international co-ordination to combat sexually transmitted diseases, 1900-1980s Paul Weindling; 6. Hepatitis B as a model (and anti-model) for AIDS William Muraskin; Part II. AIDS as History: 7. AIDS and British drug policy: continuity or change? Virginia Berridge; 8. The New York needle trial: the politics of public health in the age of AIDS Warwick Anderson; 9. Context for a new disease: aspects of biomedical research policy in the United States before AIDS Victoria A. Harden and Dennis Rodrigues; 10. The NHS responds to HIV/AIDS Ewan Ferlie; 11. A fall in interest? British AIDS policy, 1986-1990 John Street; 12. AIDS policies in France Monika Steffen; Appendix: AIDS: the archive potential Janet Foster; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge history of medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Virginia Berridge and Philip Strong.


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