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Description - Louis Pasteur by Rene Dubos

In the words of one of his English contemporaries, Louis Pasteur was the most perfect man who ever entered the kingdom of science. His contributions to the development of microbiology and medicine were profound, both practically (Pasteurization and vaccination) and theoretically (the germ model of disease). He spoke out forcefully on issues of the day, especially when they concerned public health, and his research included studies on rabies, anaerobic life, childbirth fever, silkworms, and beer. Ren Duboss outstanding biography examines Pasteurs manifold genius in the context of the eraPasteur was an exemplary nineteenth-century bourgeoisand in light of recent environmental thought. His view of Pasteur as ecologist, the first to formulate in concrete terms a biological and chemical theory of global ecosystems, is only one of the many surprising insights into a man whose emblematic fame has obscured a complex and rich life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306802621
ISBN-10: 0306802627
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 462
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rene Dubos

Rene Dubos (1901-1982) was an eminent microbiologist and experimental pathologist. For many years professor emeritus at Rockefeller University, he wrote numerous books, including So Human an Animal, winner of the 1969 Pulitzer Prize.

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