Insectopedia

Insectopedia

Hugh Raffles


A New York occasions Notable Book

A stunningly unique exploration of the binds that bind us to the attractive, historic, astoundingly finished, mostly unknown, and unfathomably diverse species with whom we proportion the world.
 
For so long as people have existed, bugs were our consistent partners. but we infrequently understand them, no longer even those we’re closest to: those who consume our nutrition, proportion our beds, and stay in our houses. Organizing his publication alphabetically, Hugh Raffles weaves jointly short vignettes, meditations, and prolonged essays, taking the reader on a enthralling exploration of background and technology, anthropology and commute, economics, philosophy, and pop culture. Insectopedia shows us how bugs have brought on our obsessions, stirred our passions, and beguiled our imaginations.

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