Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villains by Bethany Brookshire

Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villains

Bethany Brookshire

352 pages missing pub info (editions)

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At the intersection of science, history, and narrative journalism, Pests is not a simple call to look closer at our urban ecosystem. It’s not a natural history of the animals we hate. Instead, this book is about us. It’s about what calling an anim...

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