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I tell you now, in all seriousness, this is the best book about science I have ever read. Then why focus on him? What it did was remind us how important the identification of causative agents and development of treatments for infectious disease remains.
He then became a full-time writer. Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period. I put off reading this for so long because, really, microbjos looked so boring! Getting to know the characters that set a foundation for future microbe hunters is an enjoyable and surprisingly humorous read.
I guess it shaped my life. Paul Henry de Kruif was an American microbiologist and author of Dutch descent. God’s creations are incredible! So here I am at the end thinking about inherent racism, sexism, and moral ambiguity of medicine and history. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
After reading it inI decided this is how I cazado to spend my life. Don’t have a Kindle? I love how lots of people gladly volunteered their lives in a gamble for a cure; not sure a nanny government would LET you and b if perfectly healthy people would subject themselves to same torment. This fucking geniuses feel like real people. Crazy that no one even knew they existed for so long. Interesting account written in the s prose in which the dw world is filled with wonder and a frank account of the harsher realities.
And there’s not a point nicrobios we should halt further examination, making ad mcirobios attacks rather than reexamining conclusions. They were the first to figure out it was mosquitoes and ticks or even just drinking water that passed the microbes along. And, it was written in the s! Mostly though it was interesting to read about microbiology in the days before DNA discovery, which now plays such a huge role in ALL biology.
Product details Paperback Publisher: The book is divided into chapters based on each major character. Nothing outright awful just terminology and tone, but still weird for me.
Jul 22, Vacaseverywhere rated it really liked it. Highly recommended for anyone going into research or interested in graduate school. It must have been a groundbreaking book when it first came out in the s.
I am embarking in middle life a career shift into science from business, so he thought it was good primer and inspiration. Excellent book, brought to my attention by my father who remembered it from his childhood days. It is fantastic history story telling long before “Horrible Histories” reinvented the genre.
I’m almost 61 years old now and retired, but I spent over 35 years of my life pursuing this career and never regretted it. This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, it has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists. Fun read if you want to learn more about the science of bacteria and viruses.
It has been astounding journey. This book is the primer for all further reading miccrobios microbes, disease etc.
I swear it will be not just educational for you but also very interesting. The writing was different.
Open Preview See a Problem? Where heroes have crackpot ideas as often as good ones and are often full-of-themselves or paranoid or manic-depressive or of dubious moral character. It is amazing how many researches and physicians from my generation read and were impacted by this book. The introduction to the newest edition, published in the s, didn’t try to bring us completely up-to-date- on microbiology, which would have been impossible.
Micrboios Actionable Analytics for the Microbioos. Basically, it consists of twelve inspiring biographies about the founders of microbiology. Clear, perhaps simplistic, I cannot imagine a better introduction to the subject. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I was really disappointed to read online that the newer edition retains all the racist crap. Some essays written while working for the Rockefeller Institute led to his dismissal. I referred to it in a novel I am writing and realized how important the book was to me.