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Insects and human life

Author: Brian Morris
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Like animals, insects may be revered or reviled - and in some tribal communities insects may be the only source of food available. This work looks at the importance of insects to culture, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Morris
ISBN: 1859738478 9781859738474 1845200756 9781845200756
OCLC Number: 474714748
Notes: Originally published: 2004
Description: 317 s. : illustrations
Contents: Folk Classification of Insects * Insects as Food * Bees and Bee-Keeping * Insects and Agriculture * Household Pests and Locust Swarms * Insects and Disease * Cultural Entomology * Appendix: Insect Life of Malawi
Responsibility: Brian Morris

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'For social anthropology, this book has the comparative advantage over other monographs dealing with people of the Maravi-cluster and beyond as Morris uses the interface with natural empirical Read more...

 
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