Germ Theory

Germ Theory

by Natalie Goldstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604130416
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Series: Chelsea House Science Foundations Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 "Civilizing" Disease 7

2 The "Not So Good" Old Days 23

3 A Tiny Universe Revealed 38

4 Contagion 48

5 Sour Wine 55

6 Silk and Chickens 64

7 Cultural Developments 72

8 "Magic Bullets" and Antibiotics 87

9 Life in the Age of Antibiotics 97

10 Looking Forward 106

Glossary 115

Bibliography 119

Further Resources 120

Picture Credits 122

Index 123

About the Author 127

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