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AIDS crisis in America

a reference handbook

by Mary Ellen Hombs

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Epidemiology.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- bibliography.,
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- epidemiology -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMary Ellen Hombs.
      SeriesContemporary world issues
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 H655 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1741881M
      ISBN 100874366488
      LC Control Number92048841


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