Nicole's Reviews > The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
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Jul 11, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: history, biography, non-fiction, natural-science-essay

Fascinating look into how people viewed disease and why it was so difficult to come to understand the influences when they could not be directly observed. The deductive reasoning by Dr Snow is an perfect example of why empirical evidence is so important to the scientific method.

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