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The themes of this books focus the reader on how cholera was an impetus for societal change (when it comes to the role of government in overall well being) and how its appearance... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jamie Grasing
A good book for learning about cholera. I have done sanitation work in Haiti and I found this book useful in learning about the phenomenon of cholera.Published 14 months ago by Joseph Jenkins
I found this book a very nice review of cholera in the US in the 19th century. My only quibble is that the author didn't really spend time between the '32 and '49 and the the '49... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Patricia
Very interesting read on the history of cholera in the US. It is not a page-turner but doesn't become boring or repetitive either.Published 24 months ago by Charlotte tamason
Love all the details. A very compelling narrative about the development of city sanitation and disease control. Read morePublished on March 6, 2013 by hooked
For history majors, definitely not for entertainment. The book should have some interesting characters. Read about 1/4 of the book.Published on December 15, 2012 by Patricia J. Monahan
This book was required reading for school but read like a novel and I actually quite enjoyed it. It was a nice break from the usual school readings.Published on December 8, 2012 by Sara Nichols