Bedbug (Book, 2018) []
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Author: Klaus Reinhardt
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2018.
Series: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Few animals elicit such a profound combination of horror, fear, and disgust as the bedbug. Uninvited, bedbugs invade our most private spaces (our beds), take away our blood, and afterwards, impudently mark their territory (our sheets). In this book, Klaus Reinhardt investigates the natural and human history of these vampiric insects, examining how ordinary people, travelers, writers, and scientists have experienced  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reinhardt, Klaus, 1968-
London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Reinhardt
ISBN: 9781780239736 1780239734
OCLC Number: 1018463174
Description: 184 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Bug diversity --
Bug years --
Bug life --
Bug sex : real and in fiction --
Itching to succeed --
Bug dare --
Declaring war on bugs --
The other bug --
Bugging forecast : unknown, disliked, occasionally intimate.
Series Title: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Responsibility: Klaus Reinhardt.


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,  Read more...


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