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Anthrax, plague, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, cholera and many other disease causing mifrobios were identified. Not sure why I got so bogged down towards the end. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Best to make allowances for the time at which these essays were written, find a comfortable chair and lose oneself in the excitement of the stories of these extraordinary scientists.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Caazdor se como describirlo pero este libro se ha convertido en algo especial para mi, me encanta como esta redactado y creo que llego a mi vida en un momento bueno y bonito. Oct 23, Gustavo Eder Gonzalez Alvarez rated it it was amazing. Get to Know Us.

So here I am at the end thinking about inherent racism, sexism, and moral ambiguity of medicine and history. So the scientific methodology is clearly supported and explained many times through out.

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The distinction between a Scientist who tries to discover and one who tries to make discoveries fit a pre determent theory is also well developed. I wanted to like this book, especially in the beginning. The df, their actual process and what techniques needed mastering just to even study microbes is all very clearly explained with great colourful description.


Great characters, good story, excellent writing.

Los Cazadores de Microbios

The egos, the battles and national politics going alongside are all part of the fantastic breadth of this book. God’s creations are incredible! But should I judge him for where society was when he wrote it? What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely within the context of what was known at the time. The writing is probably dated now, but the way it captured the excitement of research discoveries convinced me to pursue this as a career.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Potential readers need microbiks know right away that this book is close to years old, the ONLY reason this matters is that some of the language and the style of the writing was of its time.

Then why focus on him? The author makes racist remarks dr black, Asian, Indian, Cazadot, Jewish, Micorbios and other people that get more frequent as the book goes on. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Seriously, I would actually use the word “swashbuckling” to describe this tale of scientists hunting for microbes. Want to Read saving….

I solute them and their tireless, self sacrificing and endless scientific work to discover the workings of the microbe. He also ed on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis. I have basically never written a review before. To ask other readers questions about Los Cazadores de Microbiosplease sign up.

I recommend this book to anyone who has any remote interest in science and medicine What it did was remind us how important the identification of causative agents and development of treatments for infectious disease remains. These early pioneers in microbe hunting, and those that followed, have done more to relieve gratuitous human suffering than any to walk the earth before them.


Be the first to review this item Would you like cazadro tell us about a lower price? De Kruif assisted Sinclair Lewis with his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Arrowsmith by providing the scientific and medical information required by the plot, along with character sketches.

Cazadores de microbios

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Passionate, tumbling, full of the excitement and human cost of science, Paul de Kruif brings the scientists of infectious disease to life, foibles as well as intellect. The book discusses the giants of germ theory and does so in a way that makes these scientists appr This book is what introduced me to the world of medical research. It is fantastic history story telling long before “Horrible Histories” reinvented the genre.

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.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif. Nothing outright awful just terminology and cazqdor, but still weird for me. Where heroes have crackpot ideas as often as good ones and micrkbios often full-of-themselves or paranoid or manic-depressive or of dubious moral character.

The science part was fascinating. And there’s not a point where we should halt further examination, making ad hominem attacks rather than reexamining conclusions.

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