Stephen Halliday, one of the foremost authorities on the Victorian city, tells the story of how pioneering scientists, engineers and doctors overcame three of the deadliest diseases rife in Victorian Britain: cholera, typhoid and puerperal fever.It is a dramatic and colourful story, with strong characters caught up in a literally life and death struggle to understand the causes of these most deadly diseases.
|Publisher:||The History Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Stephen Halliday is the author of The Great Stink of London and Newgate.