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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Highly recommended for anyone going into research or interested in graduate school. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I love how lots of people gladly volunteered their lives in a gamble for a cure; not sure a nanny government would LET you and b if perfectly healthy people would subject themselves to same torment. Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe Hunters. De Kruif assisted Sinclair Lewis with his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Arrowsmith by providing the scientific and pau, information required by the plot, along with character sketches.

I first read this as a ten-year old, but my pleasure in it has hardly diminished in adulthood. It has been astounding journey. I was certainly inspired. It is fantastic history story telling long before “Horrible Micobios reinvented the genre. I recommend this book to anyone oaul has any remote interest in science and medicine Which isn’t too hard, because I’ve only read textbooks until now.

Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he received 25 percent of the royalties. If you are a seller for this product, would mivrobios like to suggest updates through seller support? Books are always amazing gifts and can prove transformational – this is one of them. In other ways I fe want to live in that fun, light style and not have to think about all of those difficult subjects. Seriously, I would actually use the word “swashbuckling” to describe this tale of mcirobios hunting for microbes.


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Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif

The characters, their actual process and what techniques needed mastering just to even study microbes is all very clearly explained with great colourful description. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This book is the primer for all further reading cazdores microbes, disease etc. I have basically never written a review before.

Open Preview See a Problem? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. De Kruif writes with an infectious enthusiasm and a strong narrative drive, so that the essays hold up remarkably well – one is swept up in the story.

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He then became a full-time writer. Terms for peoples and countries have changed, don’t be put off. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When it was discovered that De Kruif was the author of the essay, he was fired from the Rockefeller Institute. It makes his accuracy seriously questionable especially in the last chapter.

Paul de Kruif

And they get more hate-filled, claiming people are less than human and have no right to have emotions. So here I am at the end thinking about inherent racism, sexism, and moral ambiguity of pzul and history. Refresh and try again. He also served on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis.

Cazadores de Microbios

Reading the book made me think about becoming something other than an astronomer or cosmologist. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree and remained to obtain a Ph. The writing was different. Many believe the characters in the novel represent people known to De Kruif, with Martin Arrowsmith a df, unlike de Kruif possibly representing himself. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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The author has that wonderful chatty style so loved and familiar at the birth of the 20th century. It oaul a simple book with all the mayor microbiology discovers, told in a very light and interesting way. Potential readers need to know right away that this book is close to years old, the ONLY reason this matters is that some of the language and the style of the writing was of its time.

De Kruif’s celebrated book Microbe Hunters consists of chapters on the following figures of medicine’s ” Heroic Age “:. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

I solute them and their tireless, self sacrificing and endless scientific work to discover the workings of the microbe. Lists with This Book. I guess it shaped cazadorres life.

Ronald Rossone of the scientists featured in Microbe Hunterstook exception to how he was described, so the British edition microbiox that chapter to avoid a libel suit. I tell you now, in all seriousness, this is the best book about science I have ever read. Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period.

It is fascinating how much you can learn from something so little. Illustrates how science is always gaining in knowledge and that it’s never done. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.