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text The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator

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Summary
Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British colonists in India and Africa? What does Starbucks have to thank for its global domination? What has protected the lives of popes for millennia? Why did Scotland surrender its sovereignty to... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- Toxic twins: The mosquito and her diseases -- Survival of the fittest: Fever demons, footballs, and sickle cell safeties -- General Anopheles: From Athens to Alexander -- Mosquito legions: The rise and fall of the Roman Empire -- U... Read more
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x, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Dutton 2019

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