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Epidemic A Global History of AIDS

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ISBN-10: 0061144886

ISBN-13: 9780061144882

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jonathan Engel

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From the Castro bathhouses to AZT and the denial of AIDS in South Africa, this sweeping look at AIDS covers the epidemic from all angles and across the world. Engel seamlessly weaves together science, politics, and culture, writing with an even hand-noting the excesses of the more radical edges of the ACT UP movement as well as the conservative religious leaders who thought AIDS victims deserved what they got. The story of AIDS is one of the most compelling human dramas of our time, both in its profound tragedy and in the extraordinary scientific efforts impelled on its behalf. For gay Americans, it has been the story of the past generation, redefining the community and the community's…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/19/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

First reports
Growing panic
Race to the vector
Conservative backlash
Organizing and selling
Drugs
The shooting galleries
Who pays?
Myths
Africa
Breakthrough
Asia
Backsliding
Pandemic