Mosquito : a natural history of our most persistent and deadly foe / Andrew Spielman and Michael D'Antonio.

Author
Spielman, A. (Andrew) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Hyperion, c2001.
Description
xix, 247 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.

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Summary note
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.
Notes
Includes index.
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.
ISBN
0786867817 (hbk.)
LCCN
^^2001016815
OCLC
45861842
RCP
H - S
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