Penicillin

Triumph and Tragedy
Author(s): 
Bud, Robert
ISBN: 
9780199541614
Date published: 
January 2009
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99

Penicillin is the drug of the twentieth century. Using a wealth of new research, Robert Bud sets the discovery and use of penicillin in the broader context of social and cultural change across the world. His book will be of great interest to historians, scientists, and anyone wishing to understand this drug's seismic impact on our lives.