Ghost Map

Ghost Map

The Story of London's Most Terrying Epidemic, and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

Book - 2006
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A thrilling account of the worst cholera outbreak in Victorian London and a brilliant exploration of how Dr John Snow's solution revolutionised the way people think about disease, cities, science and the modern world. This is an endlessly fascinating and compelling account of the summer of 1854, from the microbial level to the macro-urban-theory level, including, most importantly, the human level. A cultural critic with a poet's soul.' - The Village Voice'
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Riverhead Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9781594489259
Branch Call Number: 614.514 Joh
Characteristics: 299 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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