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Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Hadrian - Goodreads

A book in two parts. The first being a history of colonial Africa, and how the already brutal management of the Cameroon and the Congo may have contributed to the spread of AIDS- some hunter might ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User 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

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - GEPL Staff Picks - Goodreads

Eye-opening, compelling account of the origins of the HIV virus including cultural and sexual implications around colonialism. Reads like a mystery/adventure and with short chapters it is a quick read ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Really interesting read. I hadn't previously done a lot of reading about the African side of the epidemic, so it was interesting to learn about factors in the African world that may have contributed ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Gretchen - Goodreads

A thought provoking account of how colonization in Africa sparked the beginning of the AIDS epidemic and what strategies might work best for stemming the tide of the epidemic today. Timbers and ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

As an "HIV professional" I felt obligated to read this since it's been the topic of conversation since it's release. I really enjoyed learning the history of the disease and how it's spread started in ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Almost everything I knew about AIDS is wrong. As it turns out, HIV is not particularly contagious (an intact vaginal lining is a largely effective barrier, and mere circumcision significantly reduces ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Pamela - Goodreads

The subtitle to the book tells the tale. It is totally interesting. The history of the start of HIV/AIDS; the colonization/politics that impacted its spread to epidemic proportions; the routes it ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Clifton - Goodreads

This book is an important contribution to the literature of HIV/AIDS. The opening chapters about the origin of HIV, how it passed from a primate with SIV (probably a chimp) butchered by a human and ... Read full review

Review: Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Well-written and thought provoking. I used some of the ideas in this book as the foundation for a project I did in my dynamic modeling class this past semester. Specifically, I examined Timberg and ... Read full review


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