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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Grandmothers
    The Grandmothers' Movement: Solidarity and Survival in the Time of AIDS - by May Chazan

    £20.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780773544864 | ISBN 10: 0773544860

    At the height of the African AIDS crisis older women mobilized across two continents and an ocean of difference to change the lives of innumerable African women confronting insecurity, violence, grief, and illness.   In 2006 the Stephen Lewis Foun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope Amidst Despair: HIV/AIDS-Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa by Susanna W. Grannis
    Hope Amidst Despair: HIV/AIDS-Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa - by Susanna W. Grannis

    £21.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331539 | ISBN 10: 074533153x

    Of the 16 million children to have been orphaned by AIDS worldwide, almost 15 million live in sub-Saharan Africa. Hope Amidst Despair focuses on these children and those who are made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.   Of the millions affected, many live ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Kind of People: Thoughts on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Uzodinma Iweala
    Our Kind of People: Thoughts on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic - by Uzodinma Iweala

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780719523601 | ISBN 10: 0719523605

    HIV/AIDS is more divisive and destructive than any other disease - tearing apart communities and ostracising the afflicted. Award-winning novelist Uzodinma Iweala embarks on a remarkable journey around the African continent meeting individuals and co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Letter Plague: A Young Man
    Three Letter Plague: A Young Man's Journey Through a Great Epidemic - by Jonny Steinberg

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099524199 | ISBN 10: 0099524198

    At the end of a steep gravel road in one of the remotest corners of South Africa's Eastern Cape lies the village of Ithanga. Home to a few hundred villagers, the majority of them unemployed, it is inconceivably poor. It is to here that award-winning ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS by Helen Epstein
    Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS - by Helen Epstein

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141011059 | ISBN 10: 014101105x

    AIDS may be the deadliest infectious disease in human history. What makes some societies more vulnerable than others? Why is the HIV epidemic so severe in Africa and why has it been so difficult to control? Should we blame sexual mores? Gender inequa ... more

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  • Cover image of book 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa by Stephanie Nolen
    28: Stories of AIDS in Africa - by Stephanie Nolen

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846270383 | ISBN 10: 1846270383

    There are 28 million people living with HIV in Arica. Why should we care?  Here, in 28 stories, are 28 reasons why. "From the tiny virus, via 28 individual human stories, to an entire continent, these stories will tear you apart before putting you ... more

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  • Cover image of book The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism by Michael McColly
    The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism - by Michael McColly

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781932360929 | ISBN 10: 1932360921

    The After-Death Room offers an insider's urgent quest for a more global understanding of the psycho-spiritual challenges that people face who wake up each morning inside the AIDS epidemic and have to act, to learn, to hope from there.   McColly's ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic by Rhidian Brook
    More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic - by Rhidian Brook

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531427 | ISBN 10: 0714531421

    An extraordinary account of a nine-month journey made by the author and his family into some of the World’s HIV/AIDS epicentres.  Sent by the Salvation Army to bear witness to the work they were doing in response to the pandemic, Rhidian Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book The African AIDS Epidemic: A Story by John Iliffe
    The African AIDS Epidemic: A Story - by John Iliffe

    £16.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780852558904 | ISBN 10: 0852558902

    This book is aimed initially at students who want to study the history of the AIDS epidemic but who currently have no starting point from which to enter the vast and often technical literature. Other readers will also find it a helpful introduction t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shackled Continent: Africa
    The Shackled Continent: Africa's Past, Present and Future - by Robert Guest

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780330419727 | ISBN 10: 0330419722

    Africa is the only continent to have grown poorer over the last three decades. Why? The Shackled Continent, Robert Guest's fascinating first book, seeks to diagnose the sickness that continues to hobble Africa's development. Why are so many African n ... more

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