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Before HIV sexuality, fertility and mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980

Author: Shane Doyle
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013
Series: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monographs, 2013: 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two of the most important questions in modern African history are the causes of its population explosion, and the origins of the HIV pandemic. Before HIV shows that the more permissive sexual culture  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Doyle
ISBN: 9780197265338 0197265332
OCLC Number: 917154312
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2014 Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize.
Description: 436 p.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Sexuality and fertility in the pre-colonial period ; 2. Disease and mortality, 1860-1925 ; 3. Early colonial sexuality and fertility ; 4. Marriage and sexuality in Buganda, 1925-69 ; 5. Prostitution in Buhaya, 1925-1969 ; 6. Ankole: marriage and the ethnicity of sex, 1925-69 ; 7. Fertility in Ankole, Buganda and Buhaya, 1925-6 ; 8. Disease and death, 1925-196 ; 9. Sexuality, mortality, disease and fertility in the 1970S ; Conclusion And Epilogue: AIDS and demographic change in historical context
Series Title: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monographs, 2013: 1
Responsibility: Shane Doyle.

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Doyle shows that it is only by analysing the history of changes in sexual behaviour and attitudes that the shape of Africa's regional HIV/AIDS epidemics can be fully understood. Doyle's book is an Read more...

 
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