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Author Johnson, Steven, 1968-

Title The ghost map : a street, an epidemic and the hidden power of urban networks / Steven Johnson
Published London : Penguin, 2008

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 MELB  614.514094210 Snow Joh/Gma  AVAILABLE
Description 299 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary Tells the story of the cholera epidemic in London in 1854 and the two men John Snow (anaesthetist) and Henry Whitehead (clergyman) who defeated the disease through a combination of local knowledge, scientific research and map-making
Notes Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliography and index
Subject Snow, John, 1813-1858.
Whitehead, Henry, 1825-1896.
Cholera -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Epidemiology -- History -- 19th century.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0141029366 (paperback)
9780141029368 (paperback)