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The Resource Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world, Brooke Borel

Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world, Brooke Borel

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Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world
Title
Infested
Title remainder
how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world
Statement of responsibility
Brooke Borel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biological and cultural history of the bed bug explores ongoing scientific discoveries, the advent of DDT, the flourishing emergence of current infestations, the economics of bed bug problems, and the ways that bed bugs have inspired art
Writing style
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10427904
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Borel, Brooke
Dewey number
595.7/54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bedbugs
  • Bedbugs
Target audience
adult
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how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world
Label
Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world, Brooke Borel
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Publication
Note
Illustrations include life-size images of bedbugs on first page of each chapter
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Mysterious bites -- Cryptic insect : meet the bed bug -- The fall : DDT and the slaying of the beast -- The forgotten era : out of sight, out of mind -- The return : a pyrethroid paradox -- Annihilation : by any means necessary -- Fear : when things go bite in the night -- Money : the Wild West of the bed bug economy -- Mysterious rash : the psychological toll of travel -- The origin of a species : the bed bug's beginning -- Epilogue : Horror, curiosity, and joy -- Appendix 1. Brooke's bed bug guide -- Appendix 2. Bed bug songs -- Appendix 3. Bed bug literature -- Appendix 4. Bed bug limericks
Control code
ocn887849406
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 259 pages
Isbn
9780226041933
Lccn
2014035967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)887849406
Label
Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world, Brooke Borel
Publication
Note
Illustrations include life-size images of bedbugs on first page of each chapter
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Mysterious bites -- Cryptic insect : meet the bed bug -- The fall : DDT and the slaying of the beast -- The forgotten era : out of sight, out of mind -- The return : a pyrethroid paradox -- Annihilation : by any means necessary -- Fear : when things go bite in the night -- Money : the Wild West of the bed bug economy -- Mysterious rash : the psychological toll of travel -- The origin of a species : the bed bug's beginning -- Epilogue : Horror, curiosity, and joy -- Appendix 1. Brooke's bed bug guide -- Appendix 2. Bed bug songs -- Appendix 3. Bed bug literature -- Appendix 4. Bed bug limericks
Control code
ocn887849406
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 259 pages
Isbn
9780226041933
Lccn
2014035967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)887849406

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