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Patient zero and the making of the AIDS epidemic / Richard A. McKay.

By: McKay, Richard Andrew, 1978- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2017Description: xiv, 432 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226063959.Subject(s): Dugas, Gaé́tan, 1952-1984 | AIDS (Disease) -- North America -- History | Epidemics -- North America -- History | AIDS (Disease) -- North America -- Historiography | AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Jistory
Contents:
Introduction: "He is still out there" -- What came before zero? -- The cluster study -- "Humanizing this disease" -- Giving a face to the epidemic -- Ghosts and blood -- Locating Gaétan Dugas's views -- Epilogue: zero hour-making histories of the North American AIDS epidemic.
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - August 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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