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Well-written story about how John Snow applied descriptive graphics to the London cholera epidemic of 1854.
I would highly recommend this book especially to those in the health field who are interested in reading something enjoyable and educational, and in history.
Second, the book does not seem to contain much original material, but it feels more like a long summary of work done by others.
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A very interesting book that takes a look at a famous cholera epidemic in London, and those who tracked it down. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Hyman
I loved this book. It kept my attention and was very detailed in the information about the cholera epidemic. Very interesting!!Published 1 month ago by Laura
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