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Edward Jenner : conqueror of smallpox

Author: Ana Maria Rodriguez
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Great minds of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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An introduction to the life and career of the English physician who worked for twenty years to prove that cowpox could protect people from the dreaded disease of smallpox, thereby ushering in a new era of medical advancement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edward Jenner; Edward Jenner; Edward Jenner
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Maria Rodriguez
ISBN: 0766025047 9780766025042
OCLC Number: 60826580
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: "A terrifying experience" --
Rough beginnings --
Going to London --
Sleeping hedgehogs and burning candles --
On bony canals and hydrogen balloons --
Of the blizzard and cuckoo birds --
The milkmaid's fortune is her face --
James Phipps --
The inquiry --
Conquering smallpox --
The last case of smallpox.
Series Title: Great minds of science.
Responsibility: Ana Maria Rodriguez.
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An introduction to the life and career of the English physician who worked for twenty years to prove that cowpox could protect people from the dreaded disease of smallpox, thereby ushering in a new era of medical advancement.

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