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Good read on understanding of diseases in the 19th century. The middle can be quite repetitive but the end has some interesting ideas.Published 4 days ago by Alex
Latter 1/3 of book too much off topic and seemed like author trying to make political statement (which I don't disagree with) but which I think should not have been part of this... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Daniel G McBride
I'll be honest. I'm not some one that is that interested in biology and medical science, but I have always been attracted to sociology and politics and story telling. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Directorate
Let's face it. Cholera isn't a topic readers may want to jump into. But this work takes us into Victorian London as we follow the methodical detective work taken on by two unlikely... Read morePublished 26 days ago by JAL III
Very interesting read - the rise of our modern model of public health and epidemiology is truly fascinating. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lauren
As some reviewers have already written, this book feels a bit disjointed because Johnson tries to juxtapose a chronicle of the cholera epidemic of 1854 alongside his thoughts and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by kthdimension