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Hachette Louis Pasteur : Scientists Who Made History

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Hachette Louis Pasteur : Scientists Who Made History

This title describes the life and career of Louis Pasteur, including explanations of his famous germ theory of disease, his discovery of pasteurisation and vaccinations and an analysis of his legacy and contribution to science. Compares the world before and after the life of the scientist - giving the clearest possible impression of their impact and legacy. Dramatic narrative passages describe the flashes of inspiration, the behind-the-scenes tensions that led to great discoveries. Panels explain the science behind the discoveries, and quotation boxes present extracts from letters, diaries and notebooks.

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Brand / Publisher Hachette
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2016
ISBN 9780750234481
Author Elizabeth Gogerly
Language English
Pages 48
Binding Paperback


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Hachette India is the Indian arm of the UK’s largest general books publisher. Hachette UK, which is made up of companies like Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Little, Brown, Octopus, Orion, Chambers-Harrap, Piatkus, Hodder Education including Arnold, and Hachette Children’s Books; with legendary imprints like John Murray, Everyman, Gollancz, Orbit, Abacus, Sceptre, Virago, Business Plus, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Cassell, Hamlyn, Bounty, etc.; and brands like John Grisham, Asterix, Enid Blyton, Horrid Henry, Stephen King, Steve Berry, Jeffery Deaver, Jodi Picoult, Alexander McCall Smith, Gregory David Roberts, Mathew Reilly, Martina Cole, James Patterson, Robert Ludlum, Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh (in the UK), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Lavanya Sankaran, to name a few.

Hachette India commenced operations in 2008 and began its local publishing programme in May 2009 with Amit Varma’s My Friend Sancho, the highest selling fiction debut of the year. This was followed by such books as Manjit Kumar’s Quantum (shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009) and Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters.

The Children’s books division got off to a great start as well with the bestselling The Mahatma and the Monkeys. The year that followed saw the publication of several bestselling titles including Turbulence by star Samit Basu, Third Best by Arjun Rao and a spate of non-fiction leads like 24 Akbar Road, The Absent State, Red Markets, Travelling Diva by celebrity Chef Ritu dalmia, and the country’s first Yearbook for Children. Hachette India publishes general, literary and commercial fiction, children’s and reference books as well as non- fiction, covering memoirs, self help, travel, history, business, popular culture, lifestyle and sport.

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