Mosquito: The Story Of Man's Deadliest Foe

Mosquito: The Story Of Man's Deadliest Foe by Andrew Spielman & Michael D'Antonio
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ISBN
9780571209859
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
256
Dimensions
129 x 198mm
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Professor Andrew Spielman has dedicated his life to understanding this insect. In this book, he tells the story of man's struggle to live with the mosquito, from the defeat of Sir Francis Drake's fleet, to the death of thousands of Frenchmen working on the Panama Canal, to the recent panic over the West Nile Virus in New York.

And he shows us how we have accelerated the spread of disease, describing the catastrophic failures of mosquito control which have ensured that - even now - one person dies of malaria every twelve seconds.
ISBN:
9780571209859
Publication Date:
29 / 08 / 2002
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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