AIDS: The Burdens of History
by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox
Publisher: University of California Press 1988
Number of pages: 340
The AIDS epidemic has posed more urgent historical questions than any other disease of modern times. The contributors to this volume hold a variety of opinions on controversial historiographic issues. Each of the twelve essays addresses an aspect of the burdens of history during the AIDS epidemic. This collection illuminates present concerns directly and forcefully without sacrificing attention to historical detail and to the differences between past and present situations.
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by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox - University of California Press
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