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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
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 837560239
Notes: 40020606747
Description: 421 s. : illustrations ; 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"

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