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The Resource American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT, James E. McWilliams

American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT, James E. McWilliams

Label
American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT
Title
American pests
Title remainder
the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT
Statement of responsibility
James E. McWilliams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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McWilliams, James E
Dewey number
632/.70973
Index
index present
LC call number
SB950.2.A1
LC item number
M39 2008
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB950.2.A1
NAL item number
M39 2008
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Insect pests
  • Pesticides
  • Pesticides
  • Ethnoentomology
Label
American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT, James E. McWilliams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"The insect tribes still maintain their ground": insects and early Americans -- "There is no royal road to the destruction of bugs": the rise of the professionals -- "Let us conquer space": breaking the plains and fighting the insects -- "A great schemer": Charles V. Riley and the broken promises of early insecticides -- "Let us spray": mosquitoes, war, and chemicals -- "Vot iss de effidence?": residues, regulations, and the politics of protecting insecticides -- "Complaints are coming in": a year in the life of an insecticide nation, 1938 -- "Let's put our heads together and start a new country up": silent springs and loud protests
Control code
15150380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 p.
Isbn
9780231139427
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008001756
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(DNAL)997052
Label
American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT, James E. McWilliams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"The insect tribes still maintain their ground": insects and early Americans -- "There is no royal road to the destruction of bugs": the rise of the professionals -- "Let us conquer space": breaking the plains and fighting the insects -- "A great schemer": Charles V. Riley and the broken promises of early insecticides -- "Let us spray": mosquitoes, war, and chemicals -- "Vot iss de effidence?": residues, regulations, and the politics of protecting insecticides -- "Complaints are coming in": a year in the life of an insecticide nation, 1938 -- "Let's put our heads together and start a new country up": silent springs and loud protests
Control code
15150380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 p.
Isbn
9780231139427
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008001756
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(DNAL)997052

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