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People/Characters: John Snow

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The Age of Miracles by Guy Williams
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre
The Blue Death: The Intriguing Past and Present Danger of the Water You Drink by Robert D. Morris
Cholera, Chloroform and the Science of Medicine: A Life of John Snow by Peter Vinten-Johansen
The Discovery of the Germ by John Waller
Disease: The Extraordinary Stories Behind History's Deadliest Killers by Mary Dobson
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
Kenyon College Alumni Directory 2002
The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry (Railroads Past and Present) by Rush LovingCSX
Murder: Twelve True Stories of Homicide in Canada by Edward Butts
Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations by Arnold van de Laar
The Wager Mutiny by S. W. C. Packof the Anson Circumnavigation
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf

Character description

Dr. John Snow (1813–1858), a British physician, is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology because of his pioneering efforts to trace the source of a London cholera epidemic in 1854,

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