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Rats, lice and history being a study in biography, which, after twelve preliminary chapters indispensable for the preparation of the lay reader, deals with the life history of typhus fever ... by Hans Zinsser

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Published by Bantam in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Epidemics -- History.,
  • Lice.,
  • Rats as carriers of disease.,
  • Typhus fever.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Hans Zinsser.
SeriesBantam science and mathematics -- SA4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC199.1 .Z5 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20005300M

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Jun 20,  · out of 5 stars The title of this book is Rats, Lice and History. May 6, Verified Purchase. One would read this for its wit, alone, but the subject matter is fascinating. Dr. Zinsser wrote for the New Yorker for many years under the nom de plume of RS. This book will still be read, with pleasure, a century from now/5(32). Sep 01,  · Rats, Lice and History is a brilliant chronicle of the impact of epidemics on society. Author Hans Zinsser provides a spirited and illuminating account of the nature of infectious diseases, examining how they afflicted the ancient world and how epidemic diseases influenced political and military kauainenehcp.com by: When Rats, Lice and History appeared in , Hans Zinsser was a highly regarded Harvard biologist who had never written about historical events. Although he had published under a pseudonym, virtually all of his previous writings had dealt with infections and immunity and had appeared either in medical and scientific journals or in book format. Zinsser was a working scientist and a distinguished professor of bacteriology at the time that he wrote Rats, Lice, and History; within a year of publishing this book, he was the first researcher.

When Rats, Lice and History appeared in , Hans Zinsser was a highly regarded Harvard biologist who had never written about historical events. Although he had published under a pseudonym, virtually all of his previous writings had dealt with infections and immunity and had appeared either in medical and scientific journals or in book kauainenehcp.com: $ the first few chapters of Rats, Lice and History sound a lot like Holmes’ The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table. Both works offer clean drafts of political and poetic history “dipped from the running stream of consciousness”—to use Holmes’phrase, later made famous by William James. Rats, Lice and History is still in print, but it’s. May 14,  · Rats, lice, and history by Hans Zinsser. Publication date Topics Typhus fever -- History, Rats as carriers of disease -- History, Lice as carriers of disease -- History Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Collection inlibrary; printdisabled Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Lotu Tii Pages: Feb 05,  · When Rats, Lice and History appeared in , Hans Zinsser was a highly regarded Harvard biologist who had never written about historical events. Although he had published under a pseudonym, virtually all of his previous writings had dealt with infections and immunity and had appeared either in medical and scientific journals or in book format.

Hans Zinsser (November 17, – September 4, ) was an American physician, bacteriologist, and prolific author. The author of over books and medical articles, he was also a published poet. Some of his verses were published in The Atlantic Monthly. His publication, As I Remember Him: the Biography of R.S., won one of the early National Book Awards, the sixth and last annual Fields: Physician, bacteriologist, and epidemiologist. Rats, lice and history being a study in biography, which, after twelve chapters indispensable for the preparation of the lay reader, deals with the life history of typhus fever by Hans Zinsser. Published by Little, Brown for the Atlantic Monthly Press in kauainenehcp.com: rats in science and medicine Download rats in science and medicine or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get rats in science and medicine book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Jul 28,  · When Rats, Lice and History appeared in , Hans Zinsser was a highly regarded Harvard biologist who had never written about historical events. Although he had published under a pseudonym, virtually all of his previous writings had dealt with infections and immunity and had appeared either in medical and scientific journals or in book kauainenehcp.com: Allen Grimshaw.