By Patricia C. Henderson

ISBN-10: 9089643591

ISBN-13: 9789089643599

Patricia C. Henderson, a South African anthropologist, resided from March 2003 to February 2006 in Okhahlamba, a municipality within the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. during this ebook, she recounts her event between this rural inhabitants who lived below the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Spanning a interval that starts off prior to antiretrovirals have been available to a time whilst those remedies have been ultimately used to deal with the in poor health, this robust account of a negative affliction and the groups which it impacts makes a speciality of the binds among affliction and kinship in South Africa.

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