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Mosquito : a natural history of our most persistent and deadly foe

Author: A Spielman; Michael D'Antonio
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
An expert on this vexing insect traces the mosquito's origins, its role in history, and its ongoing threat to humankind as the bearer of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, and encephalitis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Spielman; Michael D'Antonio
ISBN: 0786867817 9780786867813 0786886676 9780786886678
OCLC Number: 45861842
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 247 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: Magnificent enemy --
Ch. 1. The mosquito herself --
Ch. 2. An insect's world --
Ch. 3. Tigers and tires --
Part Two: The mosquito and disease --
Ch. 4. Agent of history --
Ch. 5. Vector --
Ch. 6. Man against mosquito --
Part Three: The balance --
Ch. 7. The great mosquito crusade --
Ch. 8. Disease without borders --
Ch. 9. Living with mosquitoes.
Responsibility: Andrew Spielman and Michael D'Antonio.

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An expert on this vexing insect traces the mosquito's origins, its role in history, and its ongoing threat to humankind as the bearer of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, and encephalitis.
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