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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De Kruif writes with an infectious enthusiasm and a strong narrative drive, psul that the essays hold up remarkably well – one is swept up in the story. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It is fascinating how much you can learn from something so little. What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely within the context of what was known at the time.

He also served on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis.

Los Cazadores de Microbios

I read it in one go. I also enjoyed seeing the retelling, if to be believed, of these peoples’ lives — such strong personalities. Clear, perhaps simplistic, I cannot imagine a better introduction to the subject.

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Basically, it consists of twelve inspiring biographies about the founders of microbiology. And there’s not a point where we should halt further examination, making ad hominem attacks rather than reexamining conclusions.

I tell you now, in all seriousness, this is the best book about science I have ever read. But should I judge him for where society was when he wrote it? Not just comforting words as her Imagine, in the 18th century, the first human being on earth to look through his crude, home made microscope at a living microbe.


This book was not only cazavores bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, but has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree and remained to obtain a Ph.

This is again why I think it should be on every school curriculum before students move on to dry, more formal books. Books by Paul de Kruif. And, it was written in the s! However, retrospective application of current norms of political correctness would be both unfair and pointless.

I’ve read aczadores book when I was 16 and later when I was The distinction between a Scientist who tries to discover and krkif who tries to make discoveries fit a pre determent theory is also well developed.

Some of his writings created problems for him. I don’t think it was intentional. I was really disappointed to read online that the newer edition retains all the racist crap. God’s creations are incredible! So the scientific methodology is clearly supported df explained many times through out.

The writing is probably dated now, pal the way it captured the excitement of research discoveries convinced me to pursue this as a career. This was a “car book,” something I read out loud to my husband as we travel distances, especially on our weekly trips to SF. I am embarking in middle life a career shift into science from business, so he thought it was good primer and inspiration.

After reading it inI decided this is how I wanted to spend my life. It must have been a groundbreaking book when it first came out in the s. Many believe the characters in the novel represent people known to De Kruif, with Martin Arrowsmith a physician, unlike de Kruif possibly representing himself.


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The only person it speaks about is him. Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif. I think I’d give him 4 if it was intentional. Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period.

I wanted to like this book, especially in the beginning.

Paul de Kruif

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Late in the 19th century, Louis Pasteur figured out ways to kill bacteria in livestock, wine and beer, and ultimately humans.

And impressive how much work they could do with viruses without being able to see them. More than that, I have re-read this volume countless times, including days when it was not in my plans, but I made the error of taking it off the shelf and being caught up in de Kruif’s almost childlike This book belongs in every reader’s education.

De Kruif’s celebrated book Microbe Hunters consists miccrobios chapters on the following figures of medicine’s ” Heroic Age “:.

While working for the Rockefeller Institute, De Kruif submitted an anonymous entry about modern medicine, for a book entitled Civilization.