Microbes and the Fetlar Man: The Life of Sir William Watson Cheyne

Jane Coutts 

Humming Earth 


This work is a biography of one of Britain’s first medical bacteriologists, whose life spanned the flamboyant era of colonial expansion and some of the most important medical developments of the 19th Century. Based in Spain, writer Jane Coutts is an affiliate researcher with the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine at Glasgow University.