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

User 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 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  - Tim - Goodreads

Phenomenal book on the growth of AIDS from the Cameroon jungle to entire world, and how the "modernization" brought by the West helped the disease grow. I really appreciated Timberg's cogent thoughts ... 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  - David - Goodreads

very interesting recap of the scientific and historical detective work involved in figuring out origins of AIDS and crossover from chimps to humans. Somewhat less interesting (to me) detailed analysis ... 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  - 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  - Sue - Goodreads

I actually thought I knew something about the origins and growth of the AIDS epidemic but reading this book shattered those illusions and has taught me so much about the disease, it's probable origins ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tucker - Goodreads

This is a really good overview of what went wrong (and is still potentially a problem) in dealing with HIV/AIDS in a manner that is economical, apolitical, and, most-importantly, humanitarian ... Read full review


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