Founder of modern bacteriology


Dalrymple points out that there was much hostility towards Robert Koch in India, as the scientific agent of German expansionism. Attempts to disprove Koch’s theory continued in India until 1897.

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  • Arie Sonneveld  On February 15, 2017 at 15:17

    The Robert Koch-link points unintentionally (I suppose) to a Kipling piece published by the Skepticaldoctor.

    • DalrympleFan  On February 15, 2017 at 17:53

      You’ll see that Koch is mentioned towards the end of the piece on RK. By the way, Mr Sonneveld, thanks for your earlier point about Joan Robinson — you are quite right, of course.

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