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People, Parasites, and Plowshares

Learning from Our Body's Most Terrifying Invaders

People, Parasites, and Plowshares( )
Author: Despommier, Dickson D.
Campbell, William
ISBN:978-0-231-16194-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Dickson D. Despommier's vivid, visceral account of the biology, behavior, and history of parasites follows the interplay between these fascinating life-forms and human society over thousands of years. Concentrating on particularly remarkable and often highly pathogenic organisms, Despommier describes their life cycles and the mechanisms they use to avoid elimination. He explains their attack and survival plans and the nature of the illnesses they cause in general terms, enabling...
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Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Microbiology
Medical / Parasitology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 8.931 x 0.827 Inches
Book Weight:1.062 Pounds

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