The Malaria Capers: Tales of Parasites and People / Edition 1

The Malaria Capers: Tales of Parasites and People / Edition 1

by Robert S. Desowitz
     
 

"Reads like a murder mystery. . . . [Desowitz] writes with uncommon lucidity and verse, leaving the reader with a vivid understanding of malaria and other tropical diseases, and the ways in which culture, climate and politics have affected their spread and containment."—New York Times
Why, Robert S. Desowitz asks, has biotechnical research on malaria

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"Reads like a murder mystery. . . . [Desowitz] writes with uncommon lucidity and verse, leaving the reader with a vivid understanding of malaria and other tropical diseases, and the ways in which culture, climate and politics have affected their spread and containment."—New York Times
Why, Robert S. Desowitz asks, has biotechnical research on malaria produced so little when it had promised so much? An expert in tropical diseases, Desowtiz searches for answers in this provocative book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393310085
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
1,433,956
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

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