Mosquito

Mosquito

A Natural History of Our Most Persistent and Deadly Foe

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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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Spielman and D'Antonio (Harvard University's senior investigator in tropical diseases and Pulitzer Prize-winning Newsday reporter, respectively) examine the life of the mosquito, the mosquito's intimate relationship with human beings and how an understanding of this relationship has changed our understanding of disease, the dangers posed by mosquitoes, and what methods are used to confront these adaptable, clever, and relentless insects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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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. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
Description: xix, 247 p. : col. ill., maps ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780786867813
0786867817
Branch Call Number: 595.772 Spi
Additional Contributors: D'Antonio, Michael

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