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Bugs in the System: Insects and Their Impact on Human Affairs

By: MR Berenbaum

378 pages, B/w photos

Perseus Running Press

Paperback | May 1996 | #44560 | ISBN: 0201408244
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About this book

A book about the good and the bad aspects of the interaction between humans and insects, focusing mainly on the good! `An immensely enjoyable book...With wit and charm Berenbaum documents our interactions with insects and by so doing broadens our understanding of life itself.' - Thomas Eisner, Cornell University.


Contents

Classification and Nomenclature (A Rose-chafer by Any Other Name); Physiology; Behavior; Social Lives; Vegetarian Lifestyles; Eating Insects; Parasites and Hosts; Odd Appetites and Out-of-the-Way Places; Insects and People; Appreciating Insects; Equal Time (The Insect Perspective).

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