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Timothy C Winegard

The Mosquito

by Timothy C Winegard

The Mosquito

Timothy C Winegard

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In this nonfiction bestseller, historian Timothy C. Winegard explains how mosquitoes have shaped the course of human history.

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The Mosquito

by Timothy C Winegard

The Mosquito

Timothy C Winegard

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Statistical projections indicate that mosquitoes have killed half of all humans that have ever existed. Maybe more than anything else on Earth, these tiny insects have shaped our evolution as a species.

After serving nine years as an officer in the Canadian and British forces, Timothy C. Winegard has published numerous articles in military and native peoples' history. Now, Winegard is an Assistant Professor of History at Colorado Mesa University.

In The Mosquito: A Human History of our Deadliest Predator, Winegard uses historical evidence and insight from experts to illustrate the remarkable effect mosquitoes have had on world history. This New York Times Bestseller provides a fascinating new perspective on human evolution as we look at our species' most bitter rival: the mosquito.

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"As the pinnacle purveyor of our extermination, the mosquito has consistently been at the front lines of history as the grim reaper, the harvester of human populations, and the ultimate agent of historical change."

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