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Ghost map : the story of London's deadliest epidemic-- and how it changed the way we think about disease, cities, science, and the modern world

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Group, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Johnson
ISBN: 1594489254 9781594489259
OCLC Number: 232995711
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Steven Johnson.
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A chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading.

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