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Published: 01 May 2003

456 Pages | 48 halftones, line illus & maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195135442

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Cholera, Chloroform, and the Science of Medicine

A Life of John Snow

Peter Vinten-Johansen, Howard Brody, Nigel Paneth, Stephen Rachman, and Michael Rip
David Zuck

The product of six years of collaborative research, this fine biography offers new interpretations of a pioneering figure in anesthesiology, epidemiology, medical cartography, and public health. It modifies the conventional rags-to-riches portrait of Snow by synthesizing fresh information about his life from archival research and recent studies. The book will have an impact not only on the understanding of the man, but also on the history of epidemiology and medical science.


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