Item Details

New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers: Tales of Parasites and People

Robert S. Desowitz
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton, 1987, c1981.
Language
English
ISBN
0393304264, 9780393304268
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.
Description
224 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-217) and index.
Publisher no.
68189
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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