The Ghost Map

Ghost map Ghost map: the story of London's deadliest epidemic-- and how it changed the way we think about disease, cities, science, and the modern worldSteven Johnson; Penguin Group 2006WorldCatRead OnlineLibraryThingGoogle BooksBookFinder  Steven Johnson’s new book traces a single week in the 19th century of the cholera epidemic. Dr. John Snow is the hero who shows that the water is the source of transmission, and Johnson demonstrates how the design of cities is intricately tied to health and civilization.