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Dephlogistication, Imperial Display, Apes, Angels, and the Return of Monsieur Emile Zola

  title={Dephlogistication, Imperial Display, Apes, Angels, and the Return of Monsieur Emile Zola},
  author={Vicki Luker},
AIDS in the Twenty-first Century is surprisingly easy to read. Though the subject is complex, and at fourteen chapters the book is relatively long, the authors assume no prior knowledge on the part of the reader. They communicate skilfully and support their main text with abundant diagrams, tables, graphs and boxes. They have clearly intended the book to be accessible. Unlike some writers on AIDS, who appeal emotively to compassion and a sense of injustice, Barnett and Whiteside explicitly… Expand
How to Attack a Scientific Theory and Get Away with It (Usually): The Attempt to Destroy an Origin-of-AIDS Hypothesis
Supporters of dominant scientific theories sometimes attack competing, less favoured theories in ways that conflict with expectations of proper scientific behaviour, for example by using doubleExpand
The Mysterious Origin of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • 2011
Perhaps nothing in the health sciences can raise the specter of intense debate more than the origin of the multifarious Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which has reportedly infected an estimatedExpand
The Puzzling Origins of AIDS
© 2004 Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Reproduction with permission only. Contact S after the 1983 discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the pathogenExpand
Oral polio vaccine: fact versus fiction.
The author of this article has now become the principal target of the accusation that HIV-1 was introduced into man through the wildcat production of an oral polio vaccine in chimpanzee cell cultureExpand
Enhanced Heterosexual Transmission Hypothesis for the Origin of Pandemic HIV-1
An Enhanced Heterosexual Transmission Hypothesis is proposed for the origin of HIV-1 M, featuring at the time and place of its origin a coincidence of favorable co-factors (ape hunting, social disruption, STDs, and mobility) for both cross-species transmission and heterosexual spread. Expand
Non è Vero, è Mal Trovato: Polio Vaccine is not the cause of HIV
This article replies to recent publications, and refers to the body of accumulated information, about an oral polio vaccine tested in the early 1960s in the then Belgian Congo that was contaminated with chimpanzee SIV and was the source of HIV-1 Group M for humans. Expand
Researching new diseases: assumptions and trajectories
The assumptions underlying research into three new diseases—devil facial tumor disease in Tasmanian devils, AIDS in humans, and leukemia in soft-shell clams—are examined, and dominant and alternative research programs compared. Expand
Influence of donor funding on implementation of hiv/aids projects by local Ngos in Mukuru slums, Nairobi county, Kenya
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The horrors of the half-known life. Male attitudes toward women and sexuality in nineteenth-century America
G. J. BARKER-BENFIELD, The horrors of the half-known life. Male attitudes toward women and sexuality in nineteenth-century America, New York and London, Harper & Row, 1976, 8vo, pp. xiv, 352, £2.95Expand
The River: A Journey Back to the Source of HIV and AIDS
  • S. Lucas
  • Biology, Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 2000
Edward Hooper ![][1] Penguin Press, £25, pp 1070 ISBN 0 713 99335 0 Rating: ![Graphic][2] ![Graphic][3] ![Graphic][4] Does it really matter how AIDS started? Not long after AIDS was describedExpand
The Horrors of the Half-Known Life: Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in 19th. Century America
Now a classic in the field, The Horrors of the Half-Known Life is an important foundational text in the construction of masculinity, female identity, and the history of midwivery.
Learning from HIV and AIDS
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has contributed to the authors' understandings of behaviour change and health promotion, and its influence on demography and demographic research has been significant. Expand
Robin Weiss, professor of virology, doctor of spin
  • 2004
The latest scientific evidence strongly supports the OPV
  • 2004
The latest scientific evidence strongly supports the OPV theory
  • 2004
The truth is what happened and not what one wishes that had happened
  • 2001
Bad Blood: The Tuskagee Syphilis Experiment
  • 1993