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

Author: Craig Timberg; Daniel Halperin
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
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"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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Timberg; Daniel Halperin
ISBN: 9781594203275 159420327X
OCLC Number: 729341533
Description: 421 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Silent spread. Francistown ; Searching for the beginning ; One tiny speck of truth ; A tale of two viruses ; The lion and Dr. Livingstone ; Femmes vivant théoriquement seules ; The gift ; The Big Bang --
An epidemic of politics. Americanizing AIDS ; It can't be here already! ; Attention na SIDA ; You won't believe ; Fear worked ; Born in Africa ; The Condom Code ; The beat-up ; Things just fell apart --
The humbling. X-factor ; The interests of the ANC ; Poverty trap ; A, B, and C ; On the Jericho Road ; Gordon and Thandi ; A Marshall Plan for Botswana ; What shall we do? ; Raymond the Great ; Makhwapheni Uyabulala ; The flood ; Mother and son ; What shall we do? Part II --
Appendix. How the AIDS epidemic can be overcome.
Responsibility: Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin.

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"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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