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The Mosquito story

Martin W. Bowman

The Mosquito story

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Published by History Press in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pictorial works,
  • Mosquito (Military aircraft)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin W. Bowman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 B6574 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25258252M
    ISBN 100752461923
    ISBN 109780752461922
    LC Control Number2011508764

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Winegard weaves the story of the mosquito through all* of world history, from speculation about whether mosquitos were responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs to modern attempts to eradicate mosquito-borne diseases/5(). The mosquito is the deadliest predator because of mosquito borne diseases.

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"The Mosquito" tells the story of what Winegard calls our deadliest predator. There are roughly trillion of them, and they carry more than 15 lethal diseases. An interesting book essentially about the diseases caused by the mosquito.

Not quite what I was expecting, given it concentrated much on the mosquito as a vector of disease and construed a narrative around that, rather than the mosquito as an insect/5.

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One such species is Culex pipiens, which lives in towns and cities rather than swamps and which caused the epidemic of West Nile viral encephalitis in New York city in Cited by: 7. "The Mosquito Coast" is a fictional story of an American father Allie Fox, who is an inventor and completely disillusioned with the American lifestyle of consumerism and materialism ("We eat when we're The Mosquito story book hungry, drink when we're not thirsty, buy what we don't need, and throw away everything that's useful.

Don't sell a man what he wants - sell him what he doesn't want/5. The Story of Man's Deadliest Foe. Author: Andrew Spielman; Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Now in paperback--a fascinating work of popular science from a world-renowned expert on mosquitoes and a prize-winning reporter.

Driven by surprising insights and fast-paced storytelling, The Mosquito is the extraordinary untold story of the mosquito’s reign through human history and her indelible impact on our modern world order/5(3). The story is told from the viewpoint of fourteen-year-old Charlie Fox and centres around his father Allie, a brilliant inventor ("with nine patents, six pending") who becomes increasingly critical of consumerism in the USA, education and culture: "We eat when we’re not hungry, drink when we’re not thirsty, buy what we don’t need, and throw away everything that’s : Paul Theroux.

The book is organized into three parts. Part One describes the pest's life cycle and it's place in the natural world. Part Two gets into how the mosquito has shaped whole societies by being a vector of various diseases and parasites. Part Three lays /5(49). Review: The mosquito isn’t just annoying — Timothy C.

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Also available in paperback, ISBNISBN Buy this book from or   The Mosquito easily outran a Spitfire on its test flight and was ordered into mass production, soon proving itself a key weapon in the fight against the Luftwaffe by day and the Nachtjagd by night.

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The youn. The Mosquito is an extremely well-researched work of narrative nonfiction that tells the story of the world through the lens of the role that mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses have played in it The writing is engaging, and Winegard masterfully weaves historical facts and science to offer a shocking, informative narrative that shows how who we are today 3/4(9).

A New Zealand mosquito has a mating habit that is the very definition of rapacious. Once the larvae have developed into comma-shaped pupae, adult males start to hang around, waiting for new. Subtitling his page story "A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator," Winegard notes the many deadly diseases carried by mosquitoes on their way from one mammal to another: yellow fever.

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Mosquito Coast recounts the adventures of Allie Fox, a brilliant, talkative, irascible, manic inventor. Fox is a mass of contradictions, disdaining religion and American pop culture but refusing to buy foreign products.

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