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The Resource The Beast in the mosquito : the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson, edited by W.F. Bynum and Caroline Overy

The Beast in the mosquito : the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson, edited by W.F. Bynum and Caroline Overy

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The Beast in the mosquito : the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson
Title
The Beast in the mosquito
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the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson
Statement of responsibility
edited by W.F. Bynum and Caroline Overy
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Language
eng
Summary
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. These 173 letters, plus 85 from the two decades after Ross's return to Britain also record the rise and full of a relationship, a
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1943-
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  • Bynum, W. F.
  • Overy, Caroline
Series statement
  • Clio medica
  • The Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine
Series volume
51
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  • Mosquitoes as carriers of disease
  • Malaria
  • Ross, Ronald
  • Manson, Patrick
Label
The Beast in the mosquito : the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson, edited by W.F. Bynum and Caroline Overy
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
23cm.
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xxxv,528p
Isbn
9789042007215
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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ill
Label
The Beast in the mosquito : the correspondance of Ronald Ross and Patrick Manson, edited by W.F. Bynum and Caroline Overy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23cm.
Extent
xxxv,528p
Isbn
9789042007215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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