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Episode 4

Book of the Week, On the Map Episode 4 of 5

Simon Garfield continues his journey through the world of maps. Today, he shows how the plotting of a very special map of London led a Victorian doctor to the source of cholera and enabled him to conquer it.

Producer: Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Oct 2012 00:30

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