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Ronald Ross : malariologist and polymath : a biography

Author: Edwin R Nye; Mary E Gibson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of Sir Ronald Ross who discovered how the mosquito transmitted malaria and was the first Briton to be awarded a Nobel Prize. This book puts his life and work in context and provides an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ronald Ross, Sir; Ronald Ross, Sir; Ronald Ross, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin R Nye; Mary E Gibson
ISBN: 0312162960 9780312162962 033362551X 9780333625514
OCLC Number: 34742233
Description: xii, 316 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations - Family Tree - Acknowledgements - Foreword - Introduction - Family and Childhood - Mosquitos and Malaria - Ross the Medical Student, 1874-79 - Ross and the Indian Medical Service, 1881-94 - The Great Malaria Problem - The Nobel Prize - Ross joins the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - Ross's Literary Work - The Cowl Affair - The Diagnostic Microscope - The War Office Consultant, 1914-19 - Ross's Pathometry - Ross's Mathematics - Other Research - Ross and the Royal Society of Medicine - Malaria Today - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: Edwin R. Nye and Mary E. Gibson ; foreword by H.S. Langstaff.

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