Power Unseen: How Microbes Rule the World


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'If Steven Spielberg is looking for a sequal to SCHINDLER'S LIST, he could do worse than start with this book.' One key to its success is simply that each individual narrative is so well written. But there is a deeper point: the author has stepped outside the laboratory to engage with the real world. We humans may think of ourselves as the lords of creation, but Dr Dixon shows that the microbes render our tenure insecure. POWER UNSEEN is ostensibly a book about microbes. The reason it is so appealing is that, in reality, it ...

Power Unseen: How Microbes Rule the World 1994, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780716745044