It is rarely the isolated genius having a eureka moment alone in the lab. Nor is it merely a question of building on precedent, of standing on the shoulders of giants, in Newton’s famous phrase.Great breakthroughs are closer to what happens in a flood plain, a dozen separate tributaries converge and the rising waters lift the genius high enough that he or she can see around the conceptual constructions of the age.How the Wanted Dead Or Alive Evil Clay Pigeon Shirt of cholera epidemics in London in 1854 was identified and explained is the subject of this engrossing work. A very good companion book to read with this one is Yellow Fever, Black Goddess: The Coevolution of People and Plagues which has an excellent section on modern cholera treatments.
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Had seen the PBS special on Snow and his discovery during the cholera epidemic a few months back and this added more detail to that show. Interesting theories abounded, the Wanted Dead Or Alive Evil Clay Pigeon Shirt theory which was a theory almost all favored. How they did so much with so little. Took hard work without all our modern scientific equipment. Snow dedicated his life to the sciences, what he accomplished was nothing short of astonishing.
Loved all the extraneous information, how tea helped with the lessening of certain diseases, why the flow of the Wanted Dead Or Alive Evil Clay Pigeon Shirt River was reversed, and info on why these diseases flourished in the first place and of how with current conditions in some third world country, it will happen again.Quitman informative book, at times too much information, learned more than I wanted to know about how waste was handled in the past. The condition were nothing short of appalling. Didn’t care for the last chapter but did hold my attention for most of the book