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No Court for King Cholera By Chris Leuchars
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In late 1854, a doctor was called to a house in Hampstead, London. He found the patient - an elderly lady - scrunched up into a ball, a rictus of agony contorting her features. More remarkably, all... More > the moisture in her body seemed somehow to have been sucked out, leaving her dried up like a shrivelled husk. Of all the diseases that afflicted people in the nineteenth century, the pandemics of cholera were undoubtedly the most terrifying. Yet much of their horror could have been avoided for, at a comparatively early stage, their true nature and course had been uncovered. In one of the most extraordinary detective stories in the history of scientific discovery, an English doctor had patiently tracked down the disease, and unmasked it for what it was. This book, written for the general reader, tells how John Snow used a mixture of observation, logic and statistical evidence to go against the overwhelming weight of medical opinion and arrive at a correct understanding of the sickness.< Less
The Canals of Salisbury & Andrew Bogle Middleton By Alastair Lack
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An account of how the canals of Salisbury were shown to be the cause of much disease, and were filled in after the 1851 epidemic.
Fanny and the Gamekeeper's Cottage By Lynne Noble
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Fanny finds herself transported back to 1858, which was known as the Year of the Great Stink. Here she finds the Bones family have moved to the countryside and are now living in the... More > Gamekeeper’s Cottage. She meets Miss Elke for the first time, who appears to think that her future lies in the hands of the Bones family. But why? Along the way, Fanny finds more mysteries to uncover. She finds that her Grandma was adopted when her mother died. Fanny is determined to find out who her Grandma’s parents were, but why does Jack appear to Grandma in a dream? Why does he tell her that it won’t be long now? Just as Fanny begins to uncover the answer to some of the mysteries, more are raised. Will she or won’t she find out who the famous brother is?< Less
The Kiltartan History Book (A History of Ireland) By Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory
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A humorous retelling of the Story of Ireland's Past Events before the Twentieth Century.
South American Blues By Natalie Wood
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South American Blues loosely follows the timeline of an era of youth when every day was new, whether spent in complete agony or bliss. Life had color, even when that color was blue.
Seven Days in Haiti By Tanner Campbell
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In 2011 Tanner Campbell traveled to Haiti as part of a humanitarian mission to bring water filtration systems to the homes of Haitian families and the schools of Haitian children. Join him as he... More > recounts his seven day adventure and takes you on a journey that will teach you things about Haiti you never knew.< Less
A Maid from Dorset's Journey By Megan Cannon
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Through the events of Lylah Pardy’s life can be glimpsed the problems, difficulties, insecurities and dangers for ordinary people living in Dorset in the mid nineteenth century. Her survival... More > she owed to a landlord and her employer, though neither could be described as benevolent. Her education and protection were provided by a very good friend. Love and happiness she received from her soldier, Daniel. But ultimately she owed most to her own stoicism, capabilities - and a small dose of kleptomania.< Less
A Maid from Dorset's Journey By Megan Cannon
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Through the events of Lylah Pardy’s life can be glimpsed the problems, difficulties, insecurities and dangers for ordinary people living in Dorset in the mid nineteenth century. Her survival... More > she owed to a landlord and her employer, though neither could be described as benevolent. Her education and protection were provided by a very good friend. Love and happiness she received from her soldier, Daniel. But ultimately she owed most to her own stoicism, capabilities - and a small dose of kleptomania.< Less
TELECLASS VIRUS COLOURING BOOK By MIKE JOHNSON
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Children will have hours of fun learning how to protect themselves from dangerous germs and stay happy. the coloring book contains 24 pages of coloring and activity pages for ages 5-8.
Bacterial Toxins: Genetics, Cellular Biology and Practical Applications By Thomas Proft
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-28-7 EAN 9781908230287 This timely volume serves as an update on the most important recent advances in the genetics, cellular biology and practical applications of the... More > most important bacterial toxins. Written by internationally respected scientists from eight different countries, topics reviewed include: the molecular basis and risk factors for verotoxin pathogenesis; molecular mechanisms of Helicobacter pylori CagA translocation and function; structure and mechanisms of action of pore-forming toxins; bacterial enterotoxins as immunomodulators and vaccine adjuvants; mobile genetic elements.Essential reading for everyone with an interest in bacterial toxins and recommended book for researchers interested in microbial genomics and microbial pathogenesis.< Less

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