People, Parasites, and Plowshares

People, Parasites, and Plowshares

Learning From Our Body's Most Terrifying Invaders

Book - 2013
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An account of the biology, behavior, and history of parasites, following the interplay between these fascinating life forms and human society over thousands of years. Despommier focuses on long-term host-parasite associations, which have evolved to avoid or even subvert the human immune system.
Published: New York :, Columbia University Press,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780231161947
Branch Call Number: 578.65 DES
Characteristics: xxi, 213 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm


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