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How Insects Changed History

by Sarah Albee

Paperback, 168 pages, Walker & Co, List Price: $17.99 |


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The creators of Poop Happened! share an irreverent, fact-filled chronicle of the rivalry between the human and insect worlds that draws on myriad disciplines to explain the varying roles that bugs have played in building and toppling empires as well as the bug stories behind infamous disasters. Simultaneous.

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