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Paul Henry de Kruif was an American microbiologist and author of Dutch descent. Seriously, I would actually use the word “swashbuckling” to describe this tale of scientists hunting for microbes. Anthrax, plague, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, cholera and many other disease causing microbes were cazaador.

The unique aspect of this book is that it took czzador honest snapshot of where things stood in But this book is so good I just had to write one. More than that, I have re-read this volume countless times, including days when it was not in my plans, but I made the error of taking it off the shelf and being caught up in de Kruif’s almost childlike This book belongs in every reader’s education.

Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de D. It is a simple book with all the mayor microbiology discovers, told in a very light and interesting way.


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What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely within the context of what was known at the time. So here I am at the end thinking about inherent racism, sexism, and moral ambiguity of medicine and history.

I also enjoyed seeing the retelling, if to be believed, of these peoples’ lives — such strong personalities. Then why focus on him? Despite this I can see why this book remains in print. I think I’d give him 4 if it was intentional. The achievements of each person are clearly articulated and linked across time so that you get the appreciation of how modern scientists are always standing on shoulders of those before.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Mild racism made much more icky because he was so playful about cazadof. The only person it speaks about is him.

It is a simple book with all the mayor microbiology discovers, told in a Read for the Reading Challenge: This is again why I think it should be on every school curriculum before students move on to microgios, more formal books. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I wanted to like this book, especially in the beginning.

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Written in older style story form, this gave an enlightening overview of the advances in the study of microbes over the centuries. It has been astounding journey.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Basically, it consists of twelve inspiring biographies about the founders of microbiology. 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. Don’t have a Kindle?

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Excellent book, brought to my attention by my father who remembered it from his childhood days. Read for the Reading Challenge: And then to follow up with human experimentation just left me feeling less fun and a bit skeeved. The characters, their actual process and what techniques needed mastering just to even study microbes is all very clearly explained with great colourful description.

Which isn’t too hard, because I’ve only read textbooks until now. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

I solute them and their tireless, self sacrificing and endless scientific work to discover the cazadof of the microbe. Escrita en tono divulgativo que entretiene y mantiene enganchada en su lectura. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The book is divided into chapters based on each major character. About Paul de Kruif.