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The ghost map : the story of London's most terrifying epidemic-- and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world /

Steven Johnson.

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Main Author: Johnson, Steven.
Published: New York : Riverhead Books, c2007.
Topics: Cholera - England - London - History - 19th century.
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Physical Description: xviii, 299, [2] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-290) and index.
ISBN: 9781594482694
1594482691
Summary: 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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