Among the struggles of the twentieth century, the one between humans and mosquitoes may have been the most vexing. As vectors of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis, and dengue fever, mosquitoes forced open a new chapter in the history of medical entomology. Based on extensive use of primary sources, The Mosquito Crusades traces this saga and the parallel efforts of civic groups in New Jersey's Meadowlands and along San Francisco Bay's east side to manage the dangerous mosquito population.
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|Size: ||2.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2009|
|ISBN: ||9780813547008 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|