The Histories of HIVs
The Emergence of the Multiple Viruses That Caused the AIDS Epidemics
In this interdisciplinary collection, experts provide the most complete description to date of the often ignored and underappreciated features of the history of the multiple human immunodeficiency viruses (HIVs) responsible for the global AIDS pandemic.
Cargoes in Motion
Materiality and Connectivity across the Indian Ocean
Cargoes in Motion considers both the materiality and special trajectories of cargoes across the Indian Ocean world in order to better understand the processes of exchange and their economic, social, cultural, and political effects on the region.
War and Society in Colonial Zambia, 1939–1953
The first major study of its kind, this book shows—from a Zambian perspective—how Northern Rhodesia, then a British colony, organized and deployed human, military, and natural resources during the Second World War. New research and oral histories further demonstrate the war’s social and industrial impact on Zambia in the immediate postwar period.
Creativity, Crisis, and Cancer in Uganda
Combining methods from African studies, science and technology studies, and medical anthropology, Marissa Mika considers the Uganda Cancer Institute as a microcosm of the Ugandan state and as a lens through which to trace the political, technological, moral, and intellectual aspirations and actions of health care providers and patients.
Temple of Peace
International Cooperation and Stability since 1945
The often-violent realities of international relations in the post–World War II era have challenged Winston Churchill’s characterization of the United Nations as a “temple of peace.” In this volume, nine experts examine the modern history of international relations in order to shed light on their prospective futures.