Myxomatosis: A History of Pest Control and the Rabbit (International Library of Twentieth Century History) by Peter W.J. Bartrip
English | Sep 15, 2008 | ISBN: 1845115724 | 289 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Myxomatosis, a viral disease of the European wild rabbit, reached Britain in 1953. Within a year it had killed tens of millions of rabbits from Kent to the Shetlands. Winston Churchill, the Archbishop of York and members of the public raised on the tales of Beatrix Potter were appalled, deploring the loss of a cheap nutritional foodstuff.