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The Remedy

Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis

The Remedy( )
Author: Goetz, Thomas
ISBN:978-1-59240-917-4
Publication Date:Mar 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

In 1882, through a series of experiments, scientist Robert Koch discovered the germ that caused TB. Eager for greater glory, he abandoned his principles and prematurely announced a cure, a remedy. As Europe's consumptives descended upon Berlin, so too did Arthur Conan Doyle, a small town doctor and sometime writer. Investigating Koch's remedy, he was aghast to discover its true nature. The Remedy explores this pivotal moment for both men. Conan Doyle was influenced by Koch's...
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Book Details
Pages:298
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Medical / History
Medical / Diseases
History / Europe / General
History / United States / 19Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.29 x 7.95 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.521 Pounds



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