Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It (Google eBook)
"Remarkable... reads like a detective novel."—The New Yorker
In this groundbreaking work that reads like a detective novel, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story of how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned the flames. Drawing on remarkable new science, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wisdom on the origins of this deadly pandemic, and in a riveting narrative that stretches from colonial Leopoldville to 1980s San Francisco to South Africa today, it reveals how human hands unleashed this epidemic and can now overcome it, if only we learn the lessons of the past.
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Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome ItUser Review - Kimani - Goodreads
If you are interested in knowing about AIDS, this is the book. It is a very relevant introduction to any professional working on AIDS and a sufficient read to the general public. The research is deep ... Read full review
Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome ItUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
The subtitle of this book caught my eye, and made me curious. And in fact the authors make a good argument that colonialism in Africa sparked the AIDS epidemic--as laborers were forced into the remote ... Read full review