The Medical Detective: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera

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Granta Books, 2006 - Cholera - 306 pages
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Drawing on 19th century medical, political and personal records, this book describes John Snow's discovery that cholera is spread through drinking water.

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Review: The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera

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A fascinating book about cholera and the history of the first epidemiologist who figured out how the disease was transmitted in foul water. If you are interested in medical history you will like this book. Well written and and researched. Read full review

Review: The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera

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So fascinating. Read full review

Contents

The Long Journey
1
A Country Holds its Breath
9
A Desperate Search
30
Copyright

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