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A World of Insects

The Harvard University Press Reader

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674046191

Publication Date: 04/16/2012

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416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 31 line illustrations, 1 table

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The editors have gathered some of the finest and most entertaining entomological writing I’ve ever read.—Amy Stewart, The Washington Post

This illustrative overview of the insect world will be helpful and motivating to students interested in biology/entomology as well as lay readers.—J. M. Gonzalez, Choice

This broad overview of insect studies is sure to delight, inspire, and enlighten college-level biology students and interested lay readers.—Annette Aiello, Library Journal

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