The Epidemic: A Global History of AIDS
By Jonathan Engel
Smithsonian, 400 pp.,
Science, politics and culture come to a head in Jonathan Engel’s 2006 dramatic look at the weakness and heroism surrounding one of history’s deadliest outbreaks. Engel, a medical historian, takes readers on a journey from the pathogen’s first appearance to the battles waged in third-world countries today.
Engel: Academic Website