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A great telling of the story of Dr. John Snow and the source of one of the London cholera outbreaks.
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.
I spent most of my professional life worrying about public health in developing countries, so perhaps I am unduly biased in favor of this brilliant book! Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Richard Middleton
Ghost Map is the riveting and similarly terrifying story of the 1854 cholera epidemic in London. Steven Johnson unleashes a surprisingly interesting account of one of the worst... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jonathan Weller
This book is a fantastic review of the events that changed the way the world viewed epidemics and illness. Read morePublished 13 days ago by JERob
I am glad to be retired and able to read the history/and new discoveries of many medical issues. It is very good. JuliePublished 23 days ago by Julie Marie Ware
This is a relevant book in describing man's ignorance and how we evolved to overcome beliefs and prejudice. Read morePublished 27 days ago by John Oconnor