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The Resource The medical detective : John Snow and the mystery of cholera, Sandra Hempel

The medical detective : John Snow and the mystery of cholera, Sandra Hempel

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The medical detective : John Snow and the mystery of cholera
Title
The medical detective
Title remainder
John Snow and the mystery of cholera
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Hempel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on 19th century medical, political & personal records, this book describes John Snow's discovery that cholera is spread through drinking water. It also includes diversions into aspects of medical & social history - from Snow's tending of Queen Victoria in childbirth, to Leeuwenhoek's deliberate breeding of lice in his socks
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Hempel, Sandra
Dewey number
  • 614.5'14'092
  • 614.514
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Snow, John
  • Cholera
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
The medical detective : John Snow and the mystery of cholera, Sandra Hempel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-287) and index
Control code
9781862078420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 p.
Isbn
9781862078420
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
The medical detective : John Snow and the mystery of cholera, Sandra Hempel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-287) and index
Control code
9781862078420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 p.
Isbn
9781862078420
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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