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The great inoculator : the untold story of Daniel Sutton and his medical revolution

Author: Gavin Weightman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A timely history of the neglected figure of Daniel Sutton - the medical revolutionary who paved the way for present-day vaccination.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Daniel Sutton; Daniel Sutton; Daniel Sutton; Daniel Sutton; Daniel Sutton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Weightman
ISBN: 9780300241440 0300241445
OCLC Number: 1201516537
Description: xv, 188 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Lady Mary's Revelation --
2. Saving the Quality --
3. Is It Worth the Risk? --
4. A Rural Revolution --
5. A Most Surprising Fellow --
6. Sutton the Parvenu --
7. Sutton's Thunder Stolen --
8. Sutton Misses the Boat --
9. A Suttonian in America --
10. An Imposter in the Family --
11. Inoculation for the Industrious Poor --
12. Saving the Nation --
13. Sutton's Swan Song --
14. Cowmania! --
15. Jenner's Debt to Sutton --
16. The Battle for Vaccination --
17. Sutton and Jenner The Legacy --
18. The Mystery of Immunity --
Postscript Sutton's Family --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Gavin Weightman.

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A timely history of the neglected figure of Daniel Sutton - the medical revolutionary who paved the way for present-day vaccination.

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"Adding a new angle...The Great Inoculator tells the forgotten story of Daniel Sutton, a lowly surgeon from Essex who became an inoculation entrepreneur."-Kate Womersley, The Spectator"Weightman Read more...

 
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