Cazadores de microbios (Infantil) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Paul de Kruif: : Kindle Store. Paul Henry de Kruif was an American microbiologist and author of Dutch descent . Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe. Cazadores de Microbios by Paul De Kruif, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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They were the first to czzadores out it was mosquitoes and ticks or even just drinking water that passed the microbes along.

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This book belongs in every reader’s education. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. THe author made these scientists real and flawed and eccentric without diminishing the impact of their work.

Los Cazadores de Microbios

This book is unafraid and indeed revels in the wild characters that populated the microbiology niche. Anthrax, plague, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, cholera and many other disease causing microbes were identified.

I wanted to like this book, especially in the beginning. It makes his accuracy seriously questionable especially in the last chapter. And they get more hate-filled, claiming people are less than human and have no right to have emotions. He graduated from the University of Microbos with a Bachelor’s degree and remained to obtain a Ph. While working for the Rockefeller Institute, De Kruif submitted an anonymous entry ,icrobios modern medicine, for a book entitled Civilization.

The writing was different. Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he received 25 percent of the royalties.


Cazadores de Microbios

Be the first to ask a question about Los Cazadores de Microbios. Don’t have a Cazaeores He also served on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis. This is again why I think it should be on every school curriculum before students move on to dry, more formal books. Which isn’t too hard, because I’ve only read textbooks until now.

Some of his writings created problems for him. I’m almost 61 years old now and retired, but I spent over 35 years of my life pursuing this career and never regretted it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. OR when we forget and don’t save history or read history, this too is highlighted when science must start again.

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I swear it will be not just educational for you but also very interesting. Clear, perhaps simplistic, I cannot imagine a better introduction to the subject. I don’t think it was intentional. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This was one of the books at grandmother’s cottage in SW Michigan which I read up there one summer a couple of years before entering high school and taking my first real biology course.

Where heroes have crackpot ideas as often as good ones and are often full-of-themselves or paranoid or manic-depressive or of dubious moral character. Trivia About Microbe Hunters. What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely within the context of what was known at the time.


Crazy small stuff that affects our ability to survive on earth. The introduction to the newest edition, published in the s, didn’t try to bring us completely up-to-date- on microbiology, which would have been impossible. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

The egos, the battles and national politics going alongside are all part of the fantastic breadth of this midrobios.

This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, it has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists. As a lifetime scientist who was first tempted to pursue my career when I read this book, I am glad it can still remind me that I made the right choice.

De Kruif assisted Sinclair Lewis df his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Arrowsmith by providing cazaadores scientific and medical information required by the plot, along with character sketches. Passionate, tumbling, full of the excitement and human cost of science, Paul de Kruif brings the scientists of infectious disease to life, foibles as well as intellect. Those that followed him figured out that it was these wee beasties that made us sick and even die by the millions.