The ghost map: the story of London's most terrifying epidemic--and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world

"It is the summer of 1854. Cholera has seized London with unprecedented intensity. A metropolis of more than 2 million people, London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure necessary to support its dense population - garbage removal, clea...

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Main Author: Johnson, Steven, 1968-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.