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The Art of Being a Parasite

By: C Combes

280 pages, 70 line illus

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152144 | ISBN: 0226114384
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Hardback | Mar 2008 | #152143 | ISBN-13: 9780226114293
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About this book

Claude Combes illustrates what it means to be a parasite by considering every stage of its interactions, from invading and reproducing to leaving the host.

'If you want to be introduced to the marvelous consequences of the evolution of parasites and their natural history, it would be difficult to find a more fascinating book' - Nature

If you want to be introduced to the marvelous consequences of the evolution of parasites and their natural history, it would be difficult to find a more fascinating book. - Nature, on the French edition"


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Biography

Claude Combes is professor of animal biology at the University of Perpignan and author of Parasitism: The Ecology and Evolution of Intimate Interactions, published by the University of Chicago Press. Daniel Simberloff is the Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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