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Published: 07 June 2012

240 Pages | 40 illustrations, plus an 8 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199642236

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Host Manipulation by Parasites

Edited by David P. Hughes, Jacques Brodeur, and Frédéric Thomas
Preface by Richard Dawkins, University of Oxford, UK

  • The first edited book to synthesize current knowledge of parasite manipulation of host behaviour
  • Integrates across taxa and sub-disciplines of biological research to produce a text that will be important not only for motivating research in this rapidly developing area but also in bringing manipulative strategies to a wider audience interested in the ecology of behaviour
  • Includes a preface from Richard Dawkins and chapter afterwords written by a series of high profile behavioural ecologists

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