The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and His Medical Revolution

Gavin Weightman (Author)
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Description

In 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.

Product Details

Price
$36.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
September 22, 2020
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.9 X 8.6 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300241440

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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.