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AIDS and the historian : proceedings of a conference at the National Institutes of Health, 20-21 March 1989 / sponsors, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [and others] ; edited by Victoria A. Harden and Guenter B. Risse.

Harden, Victoria Angela.
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[Bethesda, Md.] : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, [1991]

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v, 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.


"March 1991."


Epidemics before AIDS : a new research program / Guenter B. Risse -- Popular and public health responses to tuberculosis in America after 1870 / David F. Musto -- New York City epidemics and history for the public / Bert Hansen. Commentary / Caroline Hannaway -- The biomedical response to AIDS in historical perspective / Victoria A. Harden -- Historical factors in federal AIDS prevention efforts sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control / Theodore Hammet and Michael Gross -- Basic research related to AIDS / Alan N. Schechter -- Social and biological origins of the AIDS pandemic / Bernardino Fantini. Commentary / Jack Pressman -- Images of AIDS : the poster record / William H. Helfand.
The contemporary historiography of AIDS / Daniel M. Fox and Elizabeth Fee -- AIDS and deceptive therapies / James Harvey Young -- The social history of the impact of AIDS in the United Kingdom / Virginia Berridge -- Community-based response to AIDS / Paul Kawata. Commentary / Suzanne White -- Documentation in the federal government for the history of AIDS / Peter B. Hirtle -- The artifactual legacy of AIDS / Ramunas Kondratas -- Documenting AIDS : the role of the university and other agencies / Nancy W. Zinn. Commentary / John Parascandola.

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