Mosquito: The Story of Man'S Deadliest foe download free [PDF and Ebook] by A Spielman

Mosquito: The Story of Man'S Deadliest foe download free [PDF and Ebook] by A Spielman year 2002
  • Book name: Mosquito: The Story of Man'S Deadliest foe
  • Author: A Spielman
  • Release date: 2002/7/26
  • Publisher: HYPERION BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780786886678
  • Rating: 8.9 of 10
  • Votes: 649
  • Review by: Ian Theriault
  • Review rating: 9.27 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/11
  • Total pages: 248
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Now in paperback-a fascinating work of popular science from a world-renowned expert on mosquitoes and a prize-winning reporter. In this lively and comprehensive portrait of the mosquito, its role in history, and its threat to mankind, Spielman and D'Antonio take a mosquito's-eye view of nature and man. They show us how mosquitoes breed, live, mate, and die, and introduce us to their enemies, both natural and man-made. The authors present tragic and often grotesque examples of how the mosquito has insinuated itself into human history, from the malaria that devastated invaders of ancient Rome to the current widespread West Nile fever panic. Filled with little-known facts and remarkable anecdotes that bring this tiny being into larger focus, Mosquito offers fascinating, alarming, and convincing evidence that the sooner we get to know this pesky insect, the better off we'll be.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H28M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Wildlife: Butterflies, Other Insects & Spiders, Wildlife: General Interest, Insects (entomology)
  • Available formats: EPUB, HTM, DOC, TXT, PDF, PML, WORD, LRF. Compressed in RZ, RAR, ZIP, TAR.XZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 141x215x15mm
  • Weight: 318g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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