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

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

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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McWilliams, James E
Dewey number
632/.70973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SB950.2.A1
LC item number
M39 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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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, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=908232
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-284) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
296 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC908232
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908232
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL908232
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10587537
  • (CaONFJC)MIL853895
  • (OCoLC)809761554
Label
American pests : the losing war on insects from colonial times to DDT, James E. McWilliams, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=908232
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-284) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
296 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC908232
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908232
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL908232
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10587537
  • (CaONFJC)MIL853895
  • (OCoLC)809761554

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