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In addition to being an excellent history of this particular cholera outbreak, The Ghost Map provides a fascinating look at Victorian London.
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.
I abandoned Ghost Map 30 pages before the end (yes, the conclusion and epilogues were really that bad), and I still felt I'd read 30 pages too many.
As a doctoral student in Public Health leadership, The Ghost Map was a required reading for one of the class. Read morePublished 6 days ago by muswamba mwamba
If human waste pollutes a source of drinking water and that water is consumed the result will very probably be cholera and that's a problem. Read morePublished 10 days ago by David E. Eppenstein, Jr.
I had to read this for college, only the end of the book was interesting...very graphic and slow to readPublished 20 days ago by Paige DiFiore
This book is fascinating, especially if you are looking for a deeper look at London history. On the same topic is The Sick Rose, which has such fabulous illustrations of the people... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Sondra McClendon
I like history and I think that's a key component in reading and enjoying a book full of s***. Literally the author starts pretty early on with describing how much s*** there was... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Gengen