• Twitter
  • Facebook
Theme
Currency
Log-in | Register | My Basket : arrow

Your shopping basket is currently empty.

0 items - 0.00

Bedbug

by Reinhardt, K.

  • Paperback £12.95
  • New Book Availability : In stock
  • Add to wishlist
  • Catalogue No : 35872
  • ISBN : 9781780239736
  • Published : 2018
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 184

Our customers have not yet submitted a review for this title - click here to be the first to write a review

Description:

Few animals elicit such a profoundly honest response of horror, fear and fright as the bedbug. Uninvited, bedbugs invade your privacy; they enter your bed, leave their marks and take away your bodily fluid – blood. From fossils to ancient Greek theatre, modern horror fiction and the bitter battles of recent scientific research, Bedbug investigates the animal’s natural history and examines how ordinary people, travellers, artists and scientists have experienced and confronted bedbugs over the centuries.

The author explores how the fear of bedbugs has been institutionalized, leading not only to the development of pest control and research laboratories but to bedbugs becoming the Other, used to represent personal enemies, denigrate social classes and characterize parasitical villains. With a mix of amusing, repulsive and illuminating illustrations, Bedbug informs, entertains and even pledges for tolerance for a surprising and profoundly misunderstood insect.

Other titles from the series : Animal Series

Click to view all titles in this series...

Fly

Fly

Connor, S.

Price £12.95

Wasp

Wasp

Jones, R.

Price £12.95

Kingfisher

Kingfisher

Szabo, I.

Price £12.95

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Fee, M.

Price £12.95

Human

Human

Sleigh, C.

Price £12.95

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Williams, P.

Price £12.95

You may also like...

Les Punaises Pentatomoidea de France

Les Punaises Pentatomoidea de France

Lupoli, R.; Dusoulier, F.

Price £45.00

The Planthoppers and Leafhoppers of Britain and Ireland Identification keys to all families and genera and all British and Irish species not recorded from Germany

The Planthoppers and Leafhoppers of Britain and Ireland Identification keys to

Wilson, M.; Stewart, A.; Biederman, R.; Nickel, H.; Niedringhaus, R.

Price £35.00

Photographic Atlas of the Plant- and Leafhoppers of Germany / Fotoatlas der Zikaden Deutschlands

Photographic Atlas of the Plant- and Leafhoppers of Germany / Fotoatlas der

Kunz, G.; Nickel, H.; Niedringhaus, R.

Price £69.00

The Plant- and Leafhoppers of Germany: Identification Keys for all species

The Plant- and Leafhoppers of Germany: Identification Keys for all species

Biedermann, R.; Niedringhaus, R.

Price £115.00

Danmarks frøtæger [Danish Lygaeidae]

Danmarks frøtæger [Danish Lygaeidae]

Nielsen, O.F.; Skipper, L.

Price £48.00

Aphids Anoeciinae, Lachninae, Eriosomatinae, Phyloemyzinae, Thelazinae, Hormaphildinae, Mindarinae (Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects 2/8)

Aphids Anoeciinae, Lachninae, Eriosomatinae, Phyloemyzinae, Thelazinae,

Blackman, R., Dransfield, R.D.; Brightwell, R.

Price £35.00

Subscribe to our mailing list More details about our mailing list arrow