A Plague of Paradoxes: AIDS, Culture, and Demography in Northern Tanzania

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Since recording its first AIDS cases in 1983, Tanzania has reported nearly 90,000 more to the World Health Organization more than any other country in Africa. As AIDS spread, the devastating syndrome came to be known simply as "ugonjwa huo: " "that disease." The AIDS epidemic has forced Africans to reflect upon the meaning of traditional ideas and practices related to sexuality and fertility, and upon modernity and biomedicine. In "A Plague of Paradoxes, " anthropologist Philip Setel observes Tanzania's Chagga people and ...

A Plague of Paradoxes: AIDS, Culture, and Demography in Northern Tanzania 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226748863

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A Plague of Paradoxes: AIDS, Culture, and Demography in Northern Tanzania 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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