Titel: The Beast in the Musquito : the ...
Einband: Soft cover
Amsterdam: Rodopi,1998. Paperback. xxxvi,528 pp. (Clio Medica 51). The correspondence between Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932) and Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922) is rich in both scientific and human terms. It records, in great detail, Ross's research in India between 1895 and 1899, which elucidated the role of mosquitoes in the transmission of malaria, work for which Ross was awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology. Ross described the mosquito-transmission theory as Manson's 'Grand Induction', and he had returned to India, where he was an officer in the Indian Medical Service, having been primed by Manson. Ross's regular letters to his mentor document the frustrations and false trails as well as the excitement of discovery. Manson in turn acted as a kind of agent in London, publicising his findings, offering advice and seeking to use his influence to secure for Ross the working conditions he so desired. Condition : als nieuw. ISBN 9789042007215[KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF MEDICINE, *, malaria. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 109089
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