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The medical detective

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Product description

Drawing on 19th century medical, political & personal records, this book describes John Snow's discovery that cholera is spread through drinking water. It also includes diversions into aspects of medical & social history - from Snow's tending of Queen Victoria in childbirth, to Leeuwenhoek's deliberate breeding of lice in his socks.

Item details

Author(s):
Sandra Hempel
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1862079374
ISBN-13:
9781862079373
Publisher:
Granta

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Drawing on 19th century medical, political & personal records, this book describes John Snow's discovery that cholera is spread through drinking water. It also includes diversions into aspects of medical & social history - from Snow's tending of Queen Victoria in childbirth, to Leeuwenhoek's deliberate breeding of lice in his socks.

Author(s):
Sandra Hempel
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1862079374
ISBN-13:
9781862079373
Publisher:
Granta

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