Before HIV

Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980
Author(s): 
Doyle, Shane
ISBN: 
9780197265338
Date published: 
January 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£90.00

Two of the most important questions in modern African history are the causes of its population explosion, and the origins of the HIV pandemic. Before HIV shows that the more permissive sexual culture which permitted HIV to spread so quickly can be traced back to the mid-20th century, when new patterns of socialization and sexual networking emerged.