2 edition of Microbe hunters. found in the catalog.
Paul De Kruif
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“There was a book, called The Microbe Hunters, which dealt with a lot of very exciting discoveries by people in chemistry, physics, biology. That, I felt, was a book that’s overlooked these days which I think all children should have to read. It dealt with people like Jenner, and the smallpox vaccination. Microbe Hunters Blue Ribbon Books Volume 3 of Life and letters series: Author: Paul De Kruif: Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan3/5(3).
Microbe Hunters. By: De Kruif writes about how seemingly simple but really fundamental discovers of science—for instance, how a microbe was first viewed in a clear drop of rain water, and when, for the first time, Louis Pasteur discovered that a simple vaccine could save a man from the ravages of rabies by attacking the microbes that. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Microbe Hunters () by De Kruif, Paul; Kruif/5(K).
Microbe Hunters. This out-of-print book is a delight! It was assigned to my daughter as reading material for her high school Magnet science class and I happened to pick it up. It is a humorous (at times) historical account of the remarkable men who risked their lives to study and attempt to cure the bacterial diseases that have plagued mankind 5/5(2). I first bought a pocket book edition of Microbe Hunters back in the s. I read it a few times, and enjoyed it thoroughly. It reads like an adventure novel, and hold your interest throughout, relating the stories of Anton Leuwenhoeck, Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch and others microbe hunters /5().
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The microbe hunters is still an exciting book to read but its style is now a little dated and it is light on the scientific detail. Read more One person found this helpful/5(). Microbe Hunters: The Classic Book on the Major Discoveries of the Microscopic World Paul de Kruif (Author), Michael Quinlan (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)/5().
Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe Hunters. 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/5.
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Free download or read Microbe hunters. book Microbe Hunters pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Paul de Kruif. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this science, non fiction story are,/5. "It manages to delight, and frequently to entrance, old and new readers [and] continues to engage our hearts and minds today with an indescribably brand of affectionate sympathy."--F. Gonzalez-Crussi, from the Introduction An international bestseller, translated into eighteen languages, Paul de Kruif's classic account of the first scientists to see and learn about the microscopic world /5(4).
First published inde Kruif elegantly and creatively describes the life and times of microbe hunters, from the very first man to peer into a lense and see the "wretched beasties." The stories are humerous, includes the family influences and accidental occurances with each discovery.5/5(5).
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microbe hunters. It is the tale of the bold and persistent and curious explorers and fighters of death who came after him.
It is the plain history of their tireless peerings into this new fantastic world. They have tried to chart it, these microbe hunters and death fighters. So trying they have groped and fumbled andFile Size: 1MB. The microbe hunters is still an exciting book to read but its style is now a little dated and it is light on the scientific detail.
Read more One person found this helpful/5(). Paul Henry de Kruif’s medical science book, Microbe Hunters (), explores the truth behind the earliest microbial discoveries and explains where vaccinations come from. The book is still widely respected and read today.
Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Kruif, Paul ioned: ble. Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe Hunters.
This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, but has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists.
In Microbe Hunters, Paul de Kruif joins together twelve short biographies of thirteen significant individuals in the sciences of bacteriology and Kruif directs his attention largely. Paul de Kruif's Microbe Hunters is a timeless dramatization of the scientists, bacteriologists, doctors, and medical technicians who discovered microbes and invented the vaccines to counter them.
De Kruif reveals the now seemingly simple but really fundamental discoveries of science - for instance, how a microbe was first viewed in a clear drop. Microbe Hunters then and now is both interesting and enjoyable to read, a timely sequel to de Kruif's original book and a solid historical document written by the microbe hunters themselves.
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If one book, more than any other, drew scientists toward the field of immunology in the first half of the 20th century, it is most likely Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruif (rhymes with “life”).
The sweeping work of history—spanning Anton van Leeuwenhoek’s discovery of microbes in the 17th century through Paul Ehrlich’s “magic bullet” targeting syphilis in —has remained in print since its original publication in. Microbe Hunters: The Classic Book on the Major Discoveries of the Microscopic World (Audio CD).
I first read this book almost 60 years ago and have remembered some of the stories ever since. With the current publicity about infectious disease, e.g., Ebola, and having received a Kindle for Christmas, I downloaded and, once again, read Microbe Hunters/5().
Microbe Hunters (book) () by Paul De Kruif Microbe Hunters probably started more people on careers as doctors than any other.
It was a massive bestseller over the years (and is still in print), and everyone who has ever read it remembers it with great pleasure. De Kruif grew up in Michigan and got his doctorate in microbiology Author: Chuck Rothman.
Microbe Hunters - Ebook written by Paul de Kruif. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Microbe Hunters/5(11). Paul de Kruif wrote this book, which was first published in by Harcourt, Brace and Co.
In an extremely enthusiastic and optimistic style which is an easy joy to read, de Kruif describes in some detail the history of the first famous "microbe hunters" who discovered the microscopic life forms responsible for much human and animal disease as well as the men who worked to end the suffering.