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    Title
    Insectopedia 1st ed.
    Author
    Raffles, Hugh, 1958-

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    Personal Author:
    Raffles, Hugh, 1958-
    Title:
    Insectopedia / Hugh Raffles.
    Edition statement:
    1st ed.
    Publication info:
    New York : Pantheon Books, ©2010.
    Physical description:
    x, 465 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-438) and index.
    Contents:
    In the beginning-- -- Air -- Beauty -- Chernobyl -- Death -- Evolution -- Fever/dream -- Generosity (the happy times) -- Heads and how to use them -- The ineffable -- Jews -- Kafka -- Language -- My nightmares -- Nepal -- On January 8, 2008, Abdou Mahamane was driving through Niamey-- -- Il Parco delle Cascine on Ascension Sunday -- The quality of queerness is not strange enough -- The deepest of reveries -- Sex -- Temptation -- The unseen -- Vision -- The sound of global warming -- Ex libris, exempla -- Yearnings -- Zen and the art of Zzz's.
    Summary:
    Deftly combining the anecdotal and the scientific, Raffles offers a stunningly original exploration of the beautiful, ancient, successful, astoundingly accomplished, largely unknown, and unfathomably different insect species with which we share this world.
    Subject term:
    Insects.
    Subject term:
    Human-animal relationships.
    LCCN:
    2009024302
    ISBN:
    9780375423864 (hc.) : $29.95
    ISBN:
    0375423869 (hc.) : $29.95
    Collection note:
    Gift of:BYU Alumni Association ; In memory of: Hales, Ronald William.

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