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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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It is a simple book with all the mayor microbiology discovers, told in a very light and interesting way. This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, it has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists. Crazy that no one even knew they existed for so long.

It is fascinating how much you can learn from something so little.

Paul de Kruif

The Sweeping Wind, his last book, is his autobiography. So the scientific methodology is clearly supported and explained many times through out. Fun read if you want to learn more about the science of bacteria and viruses. De verdad te ayudara a recordar situaciones o fechas que un maestro quiere que prendas y hasta te sacara una que cazadro risotada. Publishing as Paul de Kruif mifrobios, he is most noted for his book, Microbe Hunters.

Written in older style story form, this gave an enlightening overview of the advances in the study of microbes over the centuries.

De Kruif writes with an infectious enthusiasm and a strong narrative drive, so that the essays hold up remarkably well – one is swept up in microbioss story. But not the majority. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


More than paaul, 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.

The writing is probably dated now, but the way it captured the excitement of research discoveries convinced me to pursue this as a career. Written inthis is a classic collection of essays about the pioneers of microbiology. De Kruif assisted Sinclair Lewis with his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Arrowsmith by providing the scientific and medical information required by the plot, along with character sketches.

This fucking geniuses feel like real people.

Crazy small stuff that affects our ability to survive on earth. Highly recommended for anyone going into research or interested in graduate school.

The book was written in and had a dramatic, even florid style, that sometimes unintentionally, I’m sure made us laugh out loud. I was really disappointed to df online that the newer edition retains all the racist crap. I guess it shaped my life. Reader need not have any science background to understand and appreciate this book.

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Passionate, tumbling, full of the excitement and human cost of science, Paul caador Kruif brings the scientists of infectious disease to life, foibles as well as intellect. Quotes from Cazadores de Micr The science part was fascinating. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This was one of the books at grandmother’s palu in SW Michigan which I read up there one summer a couple of years before entering high school and taking my first real biology course.


It is fantastic history story telling long before “Horrible Histories” reinvented the genre. God’s creations are incredible! They were the first to figure out it aczador mosquitoes and ticks or even just drinking water that passed the microbes along. Terms for peoples and countries have changed, don’t be put off.

This is again why I think it should be on every school curriculum before students move on to dry, more formal books. Read for the Reading Challenge: The unique aspect of this book is that it took an honest snapshot of where things stood in While working for the Rockefeller Institute, De Kruif submitted an anonymous entry about modern medicine, for a book entitled Civilization.

Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he received 25 percent of the royalties. Anthrax, plague, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, cholera and many other disease causing microbes were identified. It has been astounding journey. What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely Written inthis is a classic collection of essays about the pioneers of microbiology.

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