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The Gospel of Germs

Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674357082

Publication Date: 09/01/1999

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368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones

World

Awards & Accolades

  • 2002 William H. Welch Medal, American Association for the History of Medicine
  • 2001 Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize, History of Science Society
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene