A Chronology of Microbiology in Historical Context

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ASM Press, 2000 - Science - 391 pages
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An informative and absorbing chronology of the history of microbiology.* Presents events in the annals of microbiology in light of their historical context and identifies those individuals who made these events happen. * Begins in the 4th millennium B.C. with citations of ancient medicine and diseases, and follows the development of microbiology and related sciences through the 18th and 19th centuries and culminates with the explosion of discoveries in the late 20th century.* Includes developments in other scientific disciplines such as biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, microscopy, chemistry, and physics, as well as landmark events from social, political, and cultural history.

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