Parasites Tales of Humanity's Most Unwelcome Guests
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/10/2010
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Rosemary Drisdelleis a writer and a clinical parasitologist living in Nova Scotia.
|List of Illustrations|
|Parasites that have changed human history|
|Market of Peril|
|Parasites versus food safety regulations-is anything safe to eat?|
|How parasites get into our water and what we try to do about it|
|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|
|The ones that seem to come out of nowhere, and where they really come from|
|Can we ever get rid of these unwelcome guests?|
|Selected Bibliography and Additional Reading|