Wendell Krull: Trematodes and Naturalists, by S. A. Ewing. Oklahoma State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Stillwater, Oklahoma. 2001. ISBN 1-58107-029-2.

For the past couple of years, I have been writing a book dealing with field parasitology, i.e., who did it, why they did it, and where it was done. Naturally, in an endeavor of this sort, I have attempted to explore the work of several of the early parasitologists, as well as some of our contemporaries. One morning recently, S. A. Ewing's book on Wendell Krull arrived on my desk. After picking it up, I could not put it down, in part because it reads well, in part because of my interest in the historical aspects of parasitology that it covers, and in part because of a wonderful contribution from none other than Miriam Rothschild, the great and fascinating English naturalist of ‘jumping flea’...

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