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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  - Rebecca - Goodreads

The book is incredibly well researched and informative. I liked hearing about some of the debates that made headlines years ago, when the end of the story was hidden on page 20. Like whether ... 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  - Elise - Goodreads

The content was good and interesting. I disagree that the West had much of anything to do with the creation of the epidemic (although it is more convincing that the West did more to delay stopping an epidemic) and I thought even the author contradicted himself numerous times on that point. 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  - 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


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