The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and His Medical Revolution
Gavin Weightman (Author)
DescriptionIn the eighteenth century, Daniel Sutton pioneered a simple inoculation method to counter smallpox. His technique paved the way for Edward Jenner's discovery of vaccination, but he is now largely forgotten. Gavin Weightman reclaims Sutton's importance, showing how the clinician's discoveries advanced understanding of the nature of disease.
Yale University Press
September 22, 2020
5.4 X 0.9 X 8.6 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author
Gavin Weightman is a historian and former documentary filmmaker. He has written extensively on the history of science, and is the author of Eureka, The Frozen Water Trade, and The Industrial Revolutionaries.