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Published: 08 October 2009

368 Pages | 15 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199546244

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Cholera: The Biography

Christopher Hamlin

Biographies of Disease

  • Cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe has again brought this disease to wide attention, highly topical
  • Fascinating mixture of social and cultural history and the development of medicine
  • Includes the dramatic story of the discovery of the cause of cholera by John Snow
  • Part of the <i>Biographies of Diseases</i> series, edited by William and Helen Bynum