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The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump

John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera

by Sandra Hempel

  • 366 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Great Britain - History - 19th Century,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - General,
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • History / General,
  • Disease Outbreaks,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • 19th century,
  • Cholera,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712343M
    ISBN 100520250494
    ISBN 109780520250499

    The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera By Sandra Hempel. pp., illustrated. of the Broad Street pump was Sarah Lewis who had washed the index case’s, her sick Interested readers wanting to learn more without buying or borrowing a book may wish.   Sandra Hempel is a medical journalist whose work has appeared in The Times, the Sunday Times, and the Guardian. The author of the award-winning The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump, she lives in London.

    The Broad Street pump is not longer there, but in a symbolic pump was placed across the street from the John Snow pub, which is thought to have been the original location of the pump. Locating the source of the cholera epidemic was an especially impressive feat because the prevailing medical opinion at the time was that cholera was caused. Strange's is honored to be voted the Nursery. Refine: Show: Sort By: Looking to complete that outdoor green space? Look here for that perfect shade, fruit or ornamental tree that will complete your backyard. West Broad St. Richmond, VA M-Fa-5p Sa:8a-5p Su: 10a-5p Follow Us © Strange's Florists. All.

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