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The African Aids Epidemic: A History Paperback – 24 Jan 2006


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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: James Currey (24 Jan. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0852558902
  • ISBN-13: 978-0852558904
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,176,045 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Historians and interdisciplinary social scientists faced with the task of explaining the HIV/AIDS epidemic to their students can only be grateful to one of the most distinguished Africanist historians, John Iliffe, for his 'introduction' to the history of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Should be on the reading list of every university course that explores the complexity of health crises. For the greater readership, the book is a careful, thoughtful and respectful introduction to this complex epidemic. MEDICAL HISTORY An appropriate resource for patrons interested in researching the evolution of AIDS in Africa, this scholarly book is recommended for academic libraries. - Rebecca Raszewski in LIBRARY JOURNAL Offers an accessible account of a vastly complicated and emotional issue, filling a gap in the literature by providing historical context to the emergence of and response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. - Alison Jenkins in AFRICAN AFFAIRS A valuable contribution that reminds us how much we have learned about HIV and AIDS from this uniquely captivating troubled continent. - Kevin M. De Cock in NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE An excellent, well-informed and readable book. INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW An excellent synthesis of the history of this epidemic. IP-GLOBAL

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An excellent, well-informed and readable book.

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By Sophia Mark on 24 May 2013
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Excellent book with wide ranging reach on Africa though some of the information no longer relevant but the book is nevertheless a good introduction to the African AIDS epidemic- a must read for the historian of infectious diseases- I can't recommend it highly enough!
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Disapointment of Book Condition 16 Jun. 2014
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The book condition is far away from Good! There are lots and lots of highlighting. And it is the kind of dark highlighting that makes it very hard to read. They should not say the book is "good". I expect it should be comfortable to read with a good conditioned book. This is barely acceptable.
African Epidemic 1 Mar. 2014
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Very interesting topic. Reading the book provided enlightening information. The item arrived in good condition and timely. I would recommend it to some one interested in the topic who are both in the medical field and otherwise.
Useful book for college course... 18 Feb. 2014
By Geoffrey Cooper - Published on Amazon.com
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I'm currently taking a HIV in Africa course. This book does a great job of giving insight to readers regarding the early stages of HIV and how the dreadful disease possibly made landfall on the continent.
Five Stars 13 Oct. 2014
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