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The Resource Parasites : tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests, Rosemary Drisdelle

Parasites : tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests, Rosemary Drisdelle

Label
Parasites : tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests
Title
Parasites
Title remainder
tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Drisdelle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The evolution and life history of parasites, their role in shaping human history, as well as future threats posed by them
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drisdelle, Rosemary
Dewey number
591.6/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL757
LC item number
.D75 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL757
NAL item number
.D75 2010
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 H-186
  • QX 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parasites
  • Parasites
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Food Parasitology
  • Parasites
  • Parasites Popular works
Label
Parasites : tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests, Rosemary Drisdelle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Emerging parasites : the ones that seem to come out of nowhere, and where they really come from
  • Parasite extinction : can we ever get rid of these unwelcome guests?
  • Introduction
  • Ambush : parasites that have changed human history
  • Market of peril : parasites versus food safety regulations--is anything safe to eat?
  • Drinking-water advisory : how parasites get into our water and what we try to do about it
  • Illegal aliens : the unintentional but persistent global movement of parasites by humans
  • Parasites in control : as in science fiction, some parasites do take over their hosts
  • In the house of mirrors : good, bad, and imaginary--the cultural meanings and practical uses of parasites, and the power of fear
  • The parasite felonies : criminals who cast their lot in with parasites
Control code
ocn424454758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780520269774
Lccn
2009026476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o424454758
  • (OCoLC)424454758
Label
Parasites : tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests, Rosemary Drisdelle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Emerging parasites : the ones that seem to come out of nowhere, and where they really come from
  • Parasite extinction : can we ever get rid of these unwelcome guests?
  • Introduction
  • Ambush : parasites that have changed human history
  • Market of peril : parasites versus food safety regulations--is anything safe to eat?
  • Drinking-water advisory : how parasites get into our water and what we try to do about it
  • Illegal aliens : the unintentional but persistent global movement of parasites by humans
  • Parasites in control : as in science fiction, some parasites do take over their hosts
  • In the house of mirrors : good, bad, and imaginary--the cultural meanings and practical uses of parasites, and the power of fear
  • The parasite felonies : criminals who cast their lot in with parasites
Control code
ocn424454758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780520269774
Lccn
2009026476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o424454758
  • (OCoLC)424454758

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