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Pests in the City

Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

Pests in the City( )
Author: Biehler, Dawn Day
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-80486-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions. In Pests in the City, Dawn Day Biehler argues that the urban ecologies that supported pests were shaped not only by the physical features of cities but also by social inequalities, housing policies, and ideas about domestic space.

Community activists and social reformers strived to control pests in cities such as...
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Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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