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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.
I loved this book while he was telling the fascinating history of a clergyman and a medical man who forged a strange partnership to figure out the first correct understanding of... Read morePublished 8 days ago by R. Strickler
Thorough and historically insightful...not done yet. Can't wait to see where the path-ogen leads.Published 10 days ago by Mark Carter
The back story to one of the most important disease control measures implemented at the time.Published 10 days ago by Jeff Lake
This is history which reads like fiction! For anyone who likes English history and culture, plus medical mysteries, this is a fascinating, fast read. I learned so much! Read morePublished 20 days ago by Arlene
I love history and this was so well done I felt like I was transported to the very locations. The medical aspect of this history is amazing in that the beliefs of the cause... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Barbara Raak-Lamson