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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"--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Timberg; Daniel Halperin
ISBN: 159420327X 9781594203275
OCLC Number: 810547125
Description: 421 p. : ill., cartes ; 25 cm
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"--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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