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The Resource The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator, Timothy C. Winegard

The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator, Timothy C. Winegard

Label
The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator
Title
The mosquito
Title remainder
a human history of our deadliest predator
Statement of responsibility
Timothy C. Winegard
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, this text shows how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity's fate
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winegard, Timothy C.
Dewey number
595.77/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
QL536
LC item number
.W56 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mosquitoes
  • Human ecology
Target audience
adult
Label
The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator, Timothy C. Winegard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-461) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Toxic twins : the mosquito and her diseases -- Survival of the fittest : fever demons, footballs, and sickle cell safeties -- General Anopheles : from Athens to Alexander -- Mosquito legions : the rise and fall of the Roman Empire -- Unrepentant mosquitoes : a crisis of faiths and the Crusades -- Mosquito hordes : Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire -- The Columbian exchange : mosquitoes and the global village -- Accidental conquerors : African slavery and the mosquito's annexation of the Americas -- The seasoning : mosquito landscapes, mythology, and the seeds of America -- Rogues in a nation : the mosquito and the creation of Greater Britain -- The crucible of disease : colonial wars and a new world order -- Unalienable bites : the American Revolution -- Mercenary mosquitoes : wars of liberation and the making of the Americas -- Mosquitoes of Manifest Destiny : cotton, slavery, Mexico, and the American South -- Sinister angels of our nature : the American Civil War -- Unmasking the mosquito : disease and imperialism -- This is Ann : she's dying to meet you : the Second World War, Dr. Seuss, and DDT -- Silent springs and superbugs : the mosquito renaissance -- The modern mosquito and her diseases : at the gates of extinction -- Conclusion
Control code
on1083228616
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 486 pages
Isbn
9781524743413
Lccn
2019005477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083228616
Label
The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator, Timothy C. Winegard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-461) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Toxic twins : the mosquito and her diseases -- Survival of the fittest : fever demons, footballs, and sickle cell safeties -- General Anopheles : from Athens to Alexander -- Mosquito legions : the rise and fall of the Roman Empire -- Unrepentant mosquitoes : a crisis of faiths and the Crusades -- Mosquito hordes : Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire -- The Columbian exchange : mosquitoes and the global village -- Accidental conquerors : African slavery and the mosquito's annexation of the Americas -- The seasoning : mosquito landscapes, mythology, and the seeds of America -- Rogues in a nation : the mosquito and the creation of Greater Britain -- The crucible of disease : colonial wars and a new world order -- Unalienable bites : the American Revolution -- Mercenary mosquitoes : wars of liberation and the making of the Americas -- Mosquitoes of Manifest Destiny : cotton, slavery, Mexico, and the American South -- Sinister angels of our nature : the American Civil War -- Unmasking the mosquito : disease and imperialism -- This is Ann : she's dying to meet you : the Second World War, Dr. Seuss, and DDT -- Silent springs and superbugs : the mosquito renaissance -- The modern mosquito and her diseases : at the gates of extinction -- Conclusion
Control code
on1083228616
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 486 pages
Isbn
9781524743413
Lccn
2019005477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083228616

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