Ethnobotany A Reader

ISBN-10: 0806131802

ISBN-13: 9780806131801

Edition: 2000

Authors: Paul E. Minnis

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 5/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034

Introductionp. 3
Ethnoecology: An Introductionp. 13
Factors Influencing Botanical Resource Perception Among the Huastec: Suggestions for Future Ethnobotanical Inquiryp. 17
California Indian Horticulture: Management and Use of Redbud by the Southern Sierra Miworkp. 29
Papago (O'odham) Influences on Habitat and Biotic Diversity: Quitovac Oasis Ethnoecologyp. 41
Folk Classification
Folk Classification: An Introductionp. 65
The Pragmatics of Folk Classificationp. 69
General Plant Categories in Thompson (Nlaka'pamux) and Lillooet (Stl'atl'imx), Two Interior Salish Languages of British Columbiap. 88
Alternatives to Taxonomic Hierarchy: The Sahaptin Casep. 118
Foods and Medicines
Foods and Medicines: An Introductionp. 143
Candomble Ethnobotany: African Medicinal Plant Classification in Brazilp. 148
Virtuous Herbs: Plants in Chumash Medicinep. 172
On the Relative Contribution of Men and Women to Subsistence Among the Hunters-Gatherers of the Columbia Plateau: A Comparison with Ethnographic Atlas Summariesp. 184
Quelites - Ethnoecology of Edible Greens - Past, Present, and Futurep. 197
Famine Foods of the North American Desert Borderland in Historical Contextp. 214
Agriculture: An Introductionp. 243
Devil's Claw Domestication: Evidence from Southwestern Fieldsp. 247
Ethnoecology, Biodiversity, and Modernization in Andean Potato Agriculturep. 283
Choice of Fuel for Bagaco Still Helps Maintain Biological Diversity in a Traditional Portuguese Agricultural Systemp. 307
List of Contact Authorsp. 321
Indexp. 323
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