Summary: Angel of Deathis a lively and powerful account of our battle against smallpox, the only disease that mankind has successfully eradicated from the planet. By weaving previously unrecorded voices in with the personal experiences of colorful historical figures such as Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Edward Jenner, Gareth Williams brings alive one of the most exciting success stories in the history of medicine. His book also gives original and engaging insights into the anti-vaccina ...show moretion campaigns which remain active today, and into the many unlearned lessons of smallpox. Angel of Deathwill appeal to all those moved by the excitement of discovery and stories of people fighting against adversity, and to anyone interested in history or medicine. Proceeds from the sale of this book will to to support the Edward Jenner Museum in Berkeley, UK. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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