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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  - 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  - 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  - Pam - Goodreads

This is part medical detective story of how HIV first evolved and then burst onto the world scene and part exploration of the underlying factors driving its growth, particularly in its region of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - David Bales - Goodreads

Interesting chronicle of the AIDS epidemic, its origin in the eastern jungles of Cameroon, and how European-inspired trade routes spread the disease to developed areas of Africa and then the world ... Read full review


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