Book ID: CBB000201665

Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: People, Parasites, Politics (2002)


Description Traces the histories of recent new epidemics such as the West Nile Virus, AIDS, malaria, and African sleeping sickness and explores the moral and legal issues surrounding these diseases as they effect the biomedical industry and public health.

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Review Litsios, Socrates (2003) Review of "Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: People, Parasites, Politics". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (p. 435). unapi

Review Fedunkiw, Marianne (2003) Review of "Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: People, Parasites, Politics". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Gaudillière, Jean-Paul
Löwy, Illana
Geissler, P. Wenzel
Webel, Mari K.
Mendelsohn, J. Andrew
Brown, JoAnne
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Revue d'Histoire de la Pharmacie
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
History and Technology
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
University of California Press
Universidad de Oviedo
Berghahn Books
Duke University Press
Public health
Communicable diseases
AIDS (disease); HIV / AIDS
Ingrassia, Giovanni Filippo
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
20th century, late
21st century
20th century, early
United States
Toronto (Ontario)
Valencia (Spain)

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