Microbe hunters

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1953 - Biography & Autobiography - 361 pages
In this classic bestseller, Paul de Kruif dramatizes the pioneering bacteriological work of such scientists as Leeuwenhoek, Spallanzani, Koch, Pasteur, Reed, and Ehrlich. This seventieth anniversary edition features a new introduction by F. Gonzalez-Crussi. Index.

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Originally published in 1926, this book contains several short biographies of the men who were the first to create microscopes, use them to identify disease transmitters, and come up with ways to ... Read full review

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Contents

First of the Microbe Hunters
3
Microbes Must Have
23
Microbes Are a Menace
52
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Paul de Kruif (1890-1971), a bacteriologist and pathologist, was a prolific author on the subject of medical science. He lived in Michigan and taught for many years at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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