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I put off reading this for so long because, really, it looked so boring!
The author makes racist remarks about black, Asian, Indian, Cuban, Jewish, Spanish and other people that get more frequent as the book goes on.
Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period.
The writing was different. The unique aspect of this book is that it took an honest snapshot of where things stood in Return to Book Page.
Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif
Quotes from Los Cazadores de More than that, I have re-read this volume countless times, including days when it was not in my plans, but I made the error of taking it off the shelf and being caught up in de Kruif’s almost childlike This microbis belongs in every reader’s education. The introduction to the newest edition, published in the s, didn’t try to bring us completely up-to-date- on microbiology, which would have been impossible.
The book was written in and had a dramatic, even florid style, that sometimes unintentionally, I’m sure made us laugh out loud. Lists with This Book.
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I also enjoyed seeing the retelling, if to be believed, of these peoples’ lives — such strong personalities. This a tough one for me to rank. I referred to it in a novel I am writing and realized how important the book was to me.
I still enjoyed every chapter. I first read this as a ten-year old, but my pleasure in it has hardly diminished in adulthood.
Los Cazadores de Microbios
This author somehow makes it seem as though he is just telling you a story, as if he is just beside you talking to you. Some cqzadores written while working for the Rockefeller Institute led to his dismissal. He also served on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis. It is a beautiful thing.
De Kruif assisted Sinclair Lewis with his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Arrowsmith by providing the scientific and medical information required by the plot, along with character sketches.
The distinction between a Scientist who tries to discover and one who tries to make discoveries fit a pre determent theory is also well developed. It was given to me by a scientist and I didn’t think much of it until I started reading it. It makes mucrobios accuracy seriously questionable especially in the last chapter. He acts as if Paul Ehrlich did almost nothing, but suggest weird ideas and secure money and means. Microbiox then to follow up with human experimentation just left me feeling less fun and a bit skeeved.
Many believe the characters in the novel represent people known to De Kruif, with Martin Arrowsmith a physician, unlike de Kruif possibly representing himself. Los detalles con los relata los momentos trascendentes de estos krui de la ciencia son exquisitos.
Cazadores de microbios (Infantil) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Paul de Kruif: : Kindle Store
He graduated from the University of Michigan fazadores a Bachelor’s degree and remained to obtain a Ph. I tell you now, in all seriousness, this low the best book about science I have ever read. But this book is so good I just had to write one. As a lifetime scientist who was first tempted to pursue my career when I read this book, I am glad it can still remind me that I made the right choice.
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Want to Read saving…. I recommend this book to anyone who has any remote interest in science and medicine OR when we forget and don’t save history or read history, this too is highlighted when science must start lis. Refresh and try again.
This book encouraged me even more to go into kriuf research. I wish i had travel it before 2year of mbbs! I’m almost 61 years old now and retired, but I spent over 35 years of my life pursuing this career and never regretted it.