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Bacteriology. A Study of Microörganisms and Their Relation to Human Welfare, Discussing the History of Bacteriology, the Nature of Microörganisms and Their Significance in Connection with Pathology, Hygiene, Agriculture and the Industries.

JAMA. 1923;81(13):1138. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650130076040.
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This volume was prepared by its authors primarily for college classes in first year bacteriology, but also for the general reading public interested in the growth and development of this comparatively new science. No doubt the history of bacteriology has seldom been better presented than in this volume; that is, more concisely, accurately or interestingly. The chapters on this subject should arouse and maintain interest in every reader. The book is divided into four parts, the first dealing with the history of bacteriology and with the general characteristics of bacteria; the second with the nonpathogenic organisms and their relation to the processes of life, and the third with the pathogenic organisms. The final part is technical, and deals with the laboratory side. As has been said in reference to the section on history, this book is well written. The explanations of the processes are brief and accurate. When opposing theories


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