Mercury. A history of quicksilver

@article{Goldwater1977MercuryAH,
  title={Mercury. A history of quicksilver},
  author={L J Goldwater},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1977},
  volume={21},
  pages={461 - 461}
}
The author bases his book on postgraduate lectures on the development of certain ideas in microbiology. Thus, each chapter deals with one topic, rather than a chronological sequence as is the usual way of presenting the history of a subject. The order of presentation is difficult to understand and seems to be quite arbitary. Some historical order should have been preserved here, so that the section on serology and immunology founded in the nineteenth century preceded those on chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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