James Mahaffy (mahaffy at CC.DORDT.EDU) wrote:
: I teach Zoology each Spring. I like parasites and try and
: give a little emphasis to them in the course. For much of my
: background I use Foundations of Parasitology by Schmidt and
: Roberts (4th ed. 1989). I really like it because it is very easy
: to read and seems to be pretty up to date. However, five years
: is a bit old, and I noticed there is no 5th edition (at least
: yet). Is there any other more recent text that you would
: recommend that would provide interesting tidbits to add to the
: course. I took a look at books in print, but there appear to be
: a lot of texts, and you can't tell from the title how well
: written or good a book it is. I am not interested in a technical
: manual, but a good solid book with lots of interesting tidbits
: (which is one thing that makes parasites interesting).
: Thanks for any feedback.
: James F. Mahaffy e-mail: mahaffy at dordt.edu: Biology Department phone: 712 722-6279
: Dordt College FAX 712 722-1198
: Sioux Center, Iowa 51250
James - hang in there. The fifth edition of FOUNDATIONS is in page
proof stage and is due out in August.
John Janovy, Jr.
Bio Sci, Univ Nebr-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0118
jjanovy at unLinfo.unL.edu