History of AIDS (Paperback)

Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic

By Mirko D. Grmek

Princeton University Press, 9780691024776, 292pp.

Publication Date: June 21, 1993



By drawing on the latest discoveries in virology, microbiology, and immunology, Mirko Grmek depicts the AIDS epidemic not as an isolated incident but as part of the long, but far from peaceful, coexistence of humans and viruses.

About the Author

Mirko D. Grmek, M.D., Ph.D., was a physician in Yugoslavia and Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Zagreb. Naturalized as a French citizen, he is living in Paris, where he is currently Director of Studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne.