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The Resource The mosquito crusades : a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day, Gordon Patterson

The mosquito crusades : a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day, Gordon Patterson

Label
The mosquito crusades : a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day
Title
The mosquito crusades
Title remainder
a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Patterson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Among the struggles of the twentieth century, the one between humans and mosquitoes may have been the most vexing, as demonstrated by the long battle to control these blood-sucking pests. As vectors of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis, and dengue fever, and as sources of torment, mosquitoes forced open a new chapter in the history of medical entomology and human attempts to suppress the insect world. Based on extensive use of primary sources, The Mosquito Crusades traces efforts to eliminate the mosquito blight from the New Jersey Meadowlands to San Francisco Bay. Providing
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patterson, Gordon M
Dewey number
614.4/323
Index
index present
LC call number
RA640
LC item number
.P25 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QX 11 AA1
NLM item number
P317m 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Patterson, Gordon M
Series statement
Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mosquitoes
  • Mosquitoes as carriers of disease
  • Mosquito Control
  • History, 20th Century
  • United States
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Mosquitoes as carriers of disease
  • Mosquitoes
  • United States
Label
The mosquito crusades : a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day, Gordon Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Sequel to The Mosquito Wars: A History of Mosquito Control in Florida, which appeared in 2004"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waging war on the insect menace -- The Garden State takes the lead -- A continental crusade -- Public health, race, and mosquitoes -- Widening the campaign -- Advances and retreats during the Great Depression -- The beginning of the insecticide era -- The postwar era -- Discontent and resistance
Control code
318672344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547008
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612078606
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • (dnlm)101483066
  • 207860
  • 22573/ctt4jx683
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318672344
Label
The mosquito crusades : a history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day, Gordon Patterson
Publication
Note
"Sequel to The Mosquito Wars: A History of Mosquito Control in Florida, which appeared in 2004"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waging war on the insect menace -- The Garden State takes the lead -- A continental crusade -- Public health, race, and mosquitoes -- Widening the campaign -- Advances and retreats during the Great Depression -- The beginning of the insecticide era -- The postwar era -- Discontent and resistance
Control code
318672344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547008
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612078606
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • (dnlm)101483066
  • 207860
  • 22573/ctt4jx683
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318672344

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