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The Resource New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers : tales of parasites and people, Robert S. Desowitz

New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers : tales of parasites and people, Robert S. Desowitz

Label
New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers : tales of parasites and people
Title
New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers
Title remainder
tales of parasites and people
Statement of responsibility
Robert S. Desowitz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VIA
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Desowitz, Robert S
Index
index present
LC call number
QH311
LC item number
.D44 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Biology
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Parasites
  • Parasitology
Label
New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers : tales of parasites and people, Robert S. Desowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-217) and index
Contents
Parasites, progress, and the past -- The unified theory of perspiration, evolution, and infection -- On New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers -- How the wise men brought malaria to Africa -- The bean, the gene, and malaria -- The fly that would be king -- River blindness -- Controlling the schistosome at a snail's pace -- Harmonious parasites -- The wheeze and the worm -- Dangerous nymphs of Nantucket -- Itamae san, sashimi ni mushi ga imasu! (Waiter, there's a worm in my sashimi!) -- Regarding Giardia -- Unseemly behavior
Control code
ocm16677985
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780393304268
System control number
(OCoLC)16677985
Label
New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers : tales of parasites and people, Robert S. Desowitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-217) and index
Contents
Parasites, progress, and the past -- The unified theory of perspiration, evolution, and infection -- On New Guinea tapeworms and Jewish grandmothers -- How the wise men brought malaria to Africa -- The bean, the gene, and malaria -- The fly that would be king -- River blindness -- Controlling the schistosome at a snail's pace -- Harmonious parasites -- The wheeze and the worm -- Dangerous nymphs of Nantucket -- Itamae san, sashimi ni mushi ga imasu! (Waiter, there's a worm in my sashimi!) -- Regarding Giardia -- Unseemly behavior
Control code
ocm16677985
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780393304268
System control number
(OCoLC)16677985

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