Hidden away within living tissues, parasites are all around
us--and inside us. Yet, despite their unsavory
characteristics, as we find in this compulsively readable book,
parasites have played an enormous role in civilizations
through time and around the globe. Parasites: Tales of
Humanity's Most Unwelcome Guests puts amoebae, roundworms,
tapeworms, mites, and others at the center of the action as
human cultures have evolved and... more...