Founder of modern bacteriology

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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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