Stink and the Great

In honor of Judy Moody’s younger “bother,” Stink, the creators award-winning series have brought back boy wonder with a bold new design for all his Stink-y adventures—no lie! Simultaneous.

London 1855. Unter der Stadt erstreckt sich ein gewaltiges Labyrinth von alten Tunneln, das Menschen aller Couleur anzieht. Die einen suchen nach Dingen, die zu Geld machen lassen, andere sind auf Flucht vor ihrer Vergangenheit. Bis grausiger

The scientific and social history surrounding the 1880 incident of a foul odor in Paris development public health culture that followed. Late summer 1880, wave odors enveloped large portions Paris. As stench lingered, outraged residents feared air would breed an epidemic. Fifteen years later—when City Light was grips another Great Stink—the conversation about disease had changed dramatically. Parisians held their noses protested, but this time few spread disease. Historian David S. Barnes examines birth new microbe-centered science during 1880s 1890s, when germ theory burst into consciousness. Tracing series developments French science, medicine, politics, culture, reveals how practice heyday Bacteriological Revolution. Despite its many innovations, however, germs did not entirely sweep away older “sanitarian” view health. longstanding conviction could be traced to filthy people, places, substances remained strong, even as it translated language bacteriology. Ultimately, attitudes physicians were shaped by political struggles between republicans clergy, aggressive efforts educate “civilize” peasantry, long-term shifts public’s ability tolerate bodily substances. “A well-developed study medically related history, tells intriguing tale prompts us ask our own cultural contexts affect views actions regarding environmental infectious scourges here now.” —New England Journal Medicine “Both captivating story sophisticated historical study. Kudos for valuable insightful book both historians will enjoy.” —Journal American Medical Association