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Author Iliffe, John.
Title The African AIDS epidemic : a history / John Iliffe.
Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press ; Oxford : James Currey ; Cape Town, South Africa : Double Storey, 2006.
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 Main Collection  RA643.86.A35 I43 2006    AVAILABLE


Call # RA643.86.A35 I43 2006
Phys. Description ix, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-208) and index.
Contents Intentions -- Origins -- Epidemic in Western Equatorial Africa -- The drive to the East -- The conquest of the South -- The penetration of the West -- Causation: a synthesis -- Responses from above -- Views from below -- NGOs & the evolution of care -- Death & the household -- The epidemic matures -- Containment -- Conclusion.
Summary Traces the history of the African AIDS epidemic. Focuses on a variety of aspects of the epidemic, including demographic growth, urbanization, and social change in Africa during the latter half of the twentieth century.
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Africa -- History.
ISBN 082141688X (cloth : Ohio University)
9780821416884 (cloth : Ohio University)
0821416898 (paper : Ohio University)
9780821416891 (paper : Ohio University)
0852558910 (cloth : James Currey)
9780852558911 (cloth : James Currey)
0852558902 (paper : James Currey)
9780852558904 (paper : James Currey)
1770130489 (paper : Double Storey)
9781770130487 (paper : Double Storey)